Did the Hakka Save China? Ethnicity, Identity, and Minority Status in China's Modern Transformation Chinaâ€™s modern transformation is the epic story of the Hakka. The Hakkaâ€™s sixteen centuries of sojourning through China and the world have brought forth unique ideals and institutions, which, coinciding with momentous domestic and global forces during the past two centuries, have remade China in revolutionary ways. This revolution began with Hong Xiuquanâ€™s Taiping Heavenly Kingdom of 1851â€“64, continued with Sun Yat-senâ€™s Republican Revolution of 1911 and Mao Zedongâ€™s Communist Revolution of 1949, and has taken yet another step forward as the Hakka, China, and the world seek a common destiny in the globalizing twenty-first, or â€œChineseâ€ century. More at: http://digitalcommons.csbsju.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1013&context=headwaters *********************** I hope the Chinese posters would throw more light so that understanding of China is more authentic.