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Revolutionary Discourse in Mao’s Republic

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ISBN 9780674767805

Publication Date: 08/19/1998


416 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 chart, 6 tables


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  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Toward a Discourse Theory of Politics
  • I. Fictive Truths and Logical Inferences
    • Four Struggles
    • Three Stories
    • One Line
  • II. Yan’an as a Mobilization Space
    • The Surviving Yan’anites
    • The Terrain on the Ground
    • Yan’an as a Revolutionary
    • Simulacrum
  • III. The Power of Symbolic Capital
    • Exegetical Bonding and the Phenomenology of Confession
    • Foucault’s Paradox and the Politics of Contending Discourses
  • Appendix: Cadre Schools in the Shaan-Gan-Ning Border Region, 1935–1945
  • Notes
  • Index

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