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Agents of Disorder

Inside China’s Cultural Revolution

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$47.00 • £37.95 • €42.50

ISBN 9780674238329

Publication Date: 10/08/2019


288 pages

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

29 illus., 9 tables

Belknap Press


  • Preface
  • 1. An Enigmatic Upheaval
  • 2. Mobilizing a Nation
  • 3. The Pace of Rebel Insurgencies
  • 4. The Implosion of the Party-State
  • 5. The Formation of Factions
  • 6. The Emergence of Factional Warfare
  • 7. The Dynamics of Regional Escalation
  • 8. Repression Unleashed
  • 9. Final Observations
  • Appendix: Local Annals Data Set
  • Notes
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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