...The history of the http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triad_%28underground_society%29 Triads is in many ways the history of modern China.
Popular myth holds that the Triads originated as a resistance movement against
the http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ching_dynasty Ching dynasty after it descended from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manchuria Manchuria to seize the capital of
Peking by force. When faced with a rebellion in the http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fukien_Province Fukien province, the Ching
dynasty recruited an order of warrior monks who were later deemed expendable by
the http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_Emperor Emperor and all but exterminated. Survivors organized a number of secret
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monastery monasteries and became known as the "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hung_Mun Hung Mun," dedicated to overthrowing the
The Hung Mun showed a remarkable political adaptability, portraying themselves
as protectors of the people even as they accepted money from Japanese corporate
fronts during WWII...
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