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The Broken Wave

The Chinese Communist Peasant Movement, 1922-1928

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ISBN 9780674418578

Publication Date: 01/01/1977

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  • I. Strategy
    • 1. The Birth of the Rural Strategy
    • 2. Mao Tse-tung as a Rural Strategist
  • II. Organization
    • 3. Staffing the Revolution: The Kuomintang Peasant Bureaucracy
    • 4. Education for Revolution: The Peasant Movement Institute
    • 5. Organizing the Masses: The Peasant Associations
    • 6. The Social Background: Explanations of Success and Failure
  • III. Practice
    • 7. Origins of a Revolution: P’eng P’ai in Haifeng, 1922–1924
    • 8. The Politics of Dependency: Kwangning, 1924–1925
    • 9. The Face of the Enemy: Hua County, 1926
    • 10. Birth of a People’s War: Haifeng, 1927
    • 11. Death of a Revolution: Haifeng, 1928
    • 12. The Legacy of China’s Peasant Movement
  • Appendix A
  • Appendix B
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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