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Harvard East Asian Monographs 283

Disciplining the State

Virtue, Violence, and State-Making in Modern China

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$45.00 • £36.95 • €40.50

ISBN 9780674025042

Publication Date: 05/31/2007


6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Virtue and Venality in the Qing
  • 3. Localist Critiques of Corruption and Virtue
  • 4. Political Corruption and the Nationalist State
  • 5. Local Communities and Political Corruption During the Nanjing Decade
  • 6. Political Corruption and the Maoist State
  • 7. Local Variations in the “Big Four Cleans”
  • 8. Conclusion: The Moral Language of State-Making
  • Works Cited
  • Index

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