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Harvard East Asian Series 102

Agrarian Radicalism in China, 1968–1981

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674434967

Publication Date: 04/25/1989

269 pages


Harvard East Asian Series


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  • Preface
  • Introduction: Dilemmas of the Postrevolutionary Struggle
  • 1. Agrarian Radicalism Defined: Theoretical Perspectives and Developmental Strategies
  • 2. Policy Winds and Agrarian Radicalism
  • 3. Periodization of Agrarian Radicalism
  • 4. The Local Response
  • 5. Brigades and Higher Stages of Socialism
  • 6. Restricting Private Plots
  • 7. Resource Expropriation and Equalization
  • 8. The Making of a New Rural Order Conclusion: The Failure of Agrarian Radicalism
  • Abbreviations
  • Appendix: Types of Private Plots
  • Notes
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Index

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