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China Under Mao

A Revolution Derailed

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$29.95 • £23.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674975491

Publication Date: 03/20/2017

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440 pages

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

19 halftones, 14 graphs, 6 tables

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Andrew G. Walder is Denise O’Leary and Kent Thiry Professor of Sociology at Stanford University. His previous books include Fractured Rebellion, which won the Barrington Moore Book Award, and China Under Mao. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a Guggenheim fellow, Walder has received grants from the National Science Foundation, the National Academy of Science, and the Ford Foundation.

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