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China Since the Cultural Revolution

From Totalitarianism to Authoritarianism

by Jie Chen

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Published by Praeger Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: from c 1900 -,
  • Marxism & Communism,
  • Political structure & processes,
  • Contemporary Politics - China,
  • History,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • History: World,
  • Asia - General,
  • Political Process - General,
  • History / Asia,
  • 1976-2002,
  • China,
  • Politics and government

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10289158M
    ISBN 100275946479
    ISBN 109780275946470

    Cultural Revolution Main article: Cultural Revolution Sinologists Roderick MacFarquhar and Michael Schoenhals estimate that between , and million people were killed in the violence of the Cultural Revolution in rural China alone. []. China - China - Consequences of the Cultural Revolution: Although the Cultural Revolution largely bypassed the vast majority of the people, who lived in rural areas, it had highly serious consequences for the Chinese system as a whole. In the short run, of course, the political instability and the zigzags in economic policy produced slower economic growth and a decline in the capacity of the.

    China - China - Leaders of the People’s Republic of China since The table provides a chronological list of the leaders of the People’s Republic of China since This selected partially annotated bibliography of English translated materials on Chinese education since the "Cultural Revolution" is arranged as follows. Section I comprises books and pamphlets. Section II, papers and journal articles, includes "Chinese Education,""Current Scene: Developments in Mainland China,""Daily Report: People's Republic of China,""The Peking Informers,""Selections.

      The movement, known as the Cultural Revolution, lasted for years and led to escalating violence, but it was little understood at the time since China was largely closed to Western observers.   A groundbreaking study of cultural life during a turbulent and formative decade in contemporary China, this book seeks to explode several myths about the Cultural Revolution (officially ). Through national and local examination of the full range of cultural forms (film, operas, dance, other stage arts, music, fine arts, literature, and even architecture), Clark argues against 5/5(2).


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This book provides an alternative analytical approach to the study of China's political changes since the Cultural Revolution, which treats those changes as a Cited by: 2.

This book provides an alternative analytical approach to the study of China's political changes since the Cultural Revolution, which treats those changes as a transition from totalitarianism to authoritarianism. Cultural Revolution, –76, mass mobilization of urban Chinese youth inaugurated by Mao Zedong in an attempt to prevent the development of a bureaucratized Soviet style of Communism.

Mao closed schools and encouraged students to join Red Guard units, which denounced and persecuted Chinese teachers, intellectuals, writers, artists and other "class enemies," engaged in widespread book.

The Point directive on the Cultural Revolution This document, officially adopted on 8 Augustbecame the basis for the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution.

The following extracts call on the Chinese people to wage a new kind of revolution, to reform totally all aspects of Chinese life. It’s a difficult book to work with, because it’s as complex as life itself, and during the Cultural Revolution in China life was extremely complicated.

But what Walder does is he follows each major university’s Red Guard movement through from its beginnings in through towhen the Red Guard movement was, in effect, dismantled. 5 Books That Shed Light on the Cultural Revolution “The most intriguing books draw out the continuities between contemporary China and its Maoist past.” By Chenxin Jiang.

Books shelved as chinese-revolution: The Cultural Revolution: A People's History, by Frank Dikötter, The Tragedy of Liberation: A History of th. Ji Xianlin’s The Cowshed: Memories of the Chinese Cultural Revolution is a harrowing first-person account of the period.

First published in and recently translated into English, the book. The writer has been occupied with karst problems for 50 years and first visited China in as leader of a Royal Society delegation of British geomorphologists - the first delegation from the UK to visit China since the inauguration of the new China and at the end of the Cultural Revolution.

The Cultural Revolution was a sociopolitical movement in China that began in with Mao Zedong, the leader of the Chinese Communist Party. China since the Cultural Revolution: From Totalitarianism to Authoritarianism.

Synopsis. This book provides an alternative analytical approach to the study of China's political changes since the Cultural Revolution, which treats those changes as a transition from totalitarianism to authoritarianism. The Red Azalea provides the Western reader with some valuable insights into the tenacious survival of modern Chinese poetry.

Change and upheaval have not stifled the Muse. 'I'm an adult. My optimism is an adult too, she says. 'Hello old friend inseparable as body and shadow ' We can be grateful for the timely appearance of this anthology. For the past 20 years, the Chinese experience has been one of the strongest influences on the growth of the revolutionary left.

From the revolution of through to the Cultural Revolution, China seemed to offer a road to socialism untainted by the horrors of Stalinism, one which waged a continuous fight against bureaucratisation and compromise with world capitalism.

Fifty years after the madness sparked by Mao’s Cultural Revolution, a book uncovers horror of mass murder spree Ina two-month orgy of violence and hysteria swept a rural province in China. The Cultural Revolution, formally the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, was a sociopolitical movement in the People's Republic of China from until Launched by Mao Zedong, the Chairman of the Communist Party of China (CPC), its stated goal was to preserve Chinese Communism by purging remnants of capitalist and traditional elements from Chinese society, and to re-impose Chinese: 文化大革命.

Forty years after China’s tumultuous Cultural Revolution, this book revisits the visual and performing arts of the period – the paintings, propaganda posters, political cartoons, sculpture, folk arts, private sketchbooks, opera, and ballet – and examines what these vibrant, militant, often gaudy images meant to artists, their patrons, and their audiences at the time, and what they mean.

Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of over 1, results for Books: "Cultural Revolution China" The Cultural Revolution: A People's History, ― Mao likely was motivated to call for the so-called Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution in order to rid the Chinese Communist Party of his opponents after the tragic failure of his Great Leap Forward policies.

Mao knew that other party leaders were planning to marginalize him, so he appealed directly to his supporters among the people to join him in a Cultural : Kallie Szczepanski. Fifty years ago, Mao Zedong unleashed the Cultural Revolution, a decade-long upheaval that had dramatic, often violent effects across China.

Here. In this informational text, former Newsweek correspondent Mike Kubic explains the history of Chairman Mao Zedong’s Great Leap Forward and Cultural Revolution in ss communist China. Mao was a charismatic leader whose ideologies were attractive to many people, but his policies did not have the consequences he promised.

By now, it has been nearly forty years since the Cultural Revolution officially ended, yet in China, considering the magnitude and significance of the event, it has remained a poorly examined, under-documented subject.

Official archives are off-limits. Serious books on the period, whether comprehensive histories.2 The literature of the Cultural Revolution is extraordinarily silent about what would seem to have been a natural target, especially during the campaign against the “Four Olds.” In “A Hundred Examples of Smashing the Old and Establishing the New,” posted at a Peking middle school on 1 Septemberall sorts of things to be smashed are listed—even finger-guessing and t'ai-chi ch.The Cultural Revolution left an imprint on China for Decades and really shaped and influenced all political things that took place in China and also to an extent left a large direct effect on China itself and a lasting legacy that resonated in mainland China and outside China that influenced many different things.

This will be proven by first going through what exactly is the Cultural.