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Continuity and Change in China’s Rural Development: Collective and Reform Eras in Perspective

Louis Putterman

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078725
eISBN:
9780199854950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078725.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book is a detailed study of rural reform in China. After the death of Mao, and with the ascendency of Deng Xiaoping in 1978, China began a programme of agricultural reform intended to increase ... More


Rural Industrialization in the Maoist Era

Chris Bramall

in The Industrialization of Rural China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199275939
eISBN:
9780191706073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275939.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Rural industry developed quickly in China before 1978. One main factor was the massive programme of Third Front construction, which focused on creating modern industry in rural areas in western ... More


Learning to Industrialize in the Maoist Era

Chris Bramall

in The Industrialization of Rural China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199275939
eISBN:
9780191706073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275939.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The diffusion of skills from the urban core to the rural periphery transformed China’s rural skills base during the 1960s and 1970s. This process was brought about by both the Third Front programme ... More


Sichuan

Chris Bramall

in The Industrialization of Rural China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199275939
eISBN:
9780191706073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275939.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Sichuan’s experience after 1978 demonstrates the limits of the learning hypothesis advanced in this book. A well-developed industrial capability certainly helped accelerate the pace of post-1978 ... More


Between ‘Paper’ and ‘Real Tigers’: Mao's View of Nuclear Weapons

Guang Zhang Shu

in Cold War Statesmen Confront the Bomb: Nuclear Diplomacy Since 1945

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780198294689
eISBN:
9780191601538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294689.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Mao Zedong originally saw a new China's struggle for security in terms of conventional warfare and in 1946 satirized the atomic bomb as a ’paper tiger’. Mao found it difficult to understand why the ... More


The Multiple Politics of Henry Cow

Chris Cutler and Benjamin Piekut

in Red Strains: Music and Communism Outside the Communist Bloc

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265390
eISBN:
9780191760440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265390.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Chris Cutler is a percussionist, composer, lyricist, and writer. He was a member of avant-rock group Henry Cow between 1971 and 1978, after which he co-founded international groups including Art ... More


 Christian Awakening and the New China: Bamboo Pillar

Lamin Sanneh

in Disciples of All Nations: Pillars of World Christianity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195189605
eISBN:
9780199868582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189605.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Synopsis: The chapter describes Chinese nationalism's confrontation with missions, and how Marxist revolution continued that confrontation, culminating in Mao's New China. The chapter examines the ... More


The Chinese Way of War

Andrew Scobell

in The Evolution of Operational Art: From Napoleon to the Present

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199599486
eISBN:
9780191595806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599486.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This chapter examines Chinese operational art, taking as its point of departure the rise of the Communist movement in the 1920s and the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949. Drawing on ... More


Maoist Laughter

Ping Zhu, Zhuoyi Wang, and Jason McGrath (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9789888528011
eISBN:
9789882204508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528011.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This volume aims to restore laughter to its proper position in the Mao-era culture. The Mao era was actually a period when laughter was bonded with political culture to an unprecedented degree. ... More


Urban Guerrilla Warfare

Anthony James Joes

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124377
eISBN:
9780813134833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124377.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Guerrilla insurgencies continue to rage across the globe, fueled by ethnic and religious conflict and the easy availability of weapons. At the same time, urban population centers in both ... More


Welcome to Hell

ALLEN JONES and Mark Naison

in The Rat That Got Away: A Bronx Memoir

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231027
eISBN:
9780823240821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231027.003.0016
Subject:
History, Social History

Heroin was slowly taking over Allen Jones's life. Meanwhile, Bitch Queen Heroin was beginning to have a visible effect on his neighborhood as she asserted her dominion. While he was setting his ... More


The Sino-Soviet Split and Problems for the United States in Asia, Europe, and the Americas, 1956–64

Thomas J. Christensen

in Worse Than a Monolith: Alliance Politics and Problems of Coercive Diplomacy in Asia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142609
eISBN:
9781400838813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142609.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the Sino-Soviet split and its implications for the United States' policies in Asia, Europe, and the Americas during the period 1956–1964. Coordination and comity in the ... More


Sources of Chinese Economic Growth, 1978-1996

Chris Bramall

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296973
eISBN:
9780191596018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296975.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

Chinese economic growth in the transition era between the deaths of Mao Zedong in 1976 and Deng Xiaoping in 1997 has been exceptionally rapid by historical and international standards. However, and ... More


Tales of Hope, Tastes of Bitterness: Chinese Road Builders in Ethiopia

Miriam Driessen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888528042
eISBN:
9789882204416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528042.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Tales of Hope and Tastes of Bitterness sheds light on Chinese-led development from below, revealing its contested nature. Zooming in on everyday encounters between Chinese managers and Ethiopian ... More


Strait Rituals: China, Taiwan, and the United States in the Taiwan Strait Crises, 1954-1958

Pang Yang Huei

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888208302
eISBN:
9789888455652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208302.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In Strait Rituals: China, Taiwan, and the United States and in the Taiwan Strait Crises, 1954-1958, this book argues that the Taiwan Strait Crises could be understood as an evolution towards tacit ... More


Building Ho's Army: Chinese Military Assistance to North Vietnam

Xiaobing Li

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177946
eISBN:
9780813177953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177946.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

As a Communist state bordering Vietnam, China actively supported Ho Chi Minh’s wars against France in 1950–1954 and then America in 1965–1970. This book uses new Communist sources to offer an ... More


Primitive Accumulation: 1850–1980

Ho-fung Hung

in The China Boom: Why China Will Not Rule the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231164184
eISBN:
9780231540223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164184.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Mao era development actualized the aspirations of generations of Chinese state builders who sought state-directed industralization since the late nineteenth century. The chapter also explores how ... More


Buying Beauty: Cosmetic Surgery in China

WEN Hua

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9789888139811
eISBN:
9789888180691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139811.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Cosmetic surgery in China has grown rapidly in recent years of dramatic social transition. Facing fierce competition in all spheres of daily life, more and more women consider cosmetic surgery as an ... More


Art, Global Maoism and the Chinese Cultural Revolution

Jacopo Galimbert, Noemi de Haro García, and Victoria H. F. Scott (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526117465
eISBN:
9781526150486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526117472
Subject:
Art, Art History

Many people in the West can recognise an image of Mao Zedong (1894–1976) and know that he was an important Chinese leader, but few appreciate the breadth and depth of his political and cultural ... More


Popular Memories of the Mao Era: From Critical Debate to Reassessing History

Sebastian Veg (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888390762
eISBN:
9789888455614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390762.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Over the past 10 or 15 years in China, there has been unprecedented critical public discussion of key episodes in PRC history, in particular the Great Famine of 1959-1961, the Anti-Rightist movement ... More


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