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Revolutions As Organizational Change: The Communist Party and Peasant Communities in South China, 1926-1934

Baohui Zhang

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888208395
eISBN:
9789888313693
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208395.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

By comparing peasant revolutions in Hunan and Jiangxi between 1926 and 1934, Revolutions as Organizational Change offers a new organizational perspective on peasant revolutions. Utilizing newly ... More


Paramilitarily Organized Hunan Peasant Communities

Baohui Zhang

in Revolutions As Organizational Change: The Communist Party and Peasant Communities in South China, 1926-1934

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888208395
eISBN:
9789888313693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208395.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 5 examines the organizational orders of Hunan rural communities. Community response to the social environment of peasant rebellions and state breakdown in the mid-19th century led to the ... More


Contrasting Patterns of Two Agrarian Revolutions

Baohui Zhang

in Revolutions As Organizational Change: The Communist Party and Peasant Communities in South China, 1926-1934

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888208395
eISBN:
9789888313693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208395.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 1 of the book presents the two peasant revolutions under study as a puzzle. The author first builds four criteria for measuring the intensity of peasant revolutions: the sources of ... More


Community as an Organization

Baohui Zhang

in Revolutions As Organizational Change: The Communist Party and Peasant Communities in South China, 1926-1934

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888208395
eISBN:
9789888313693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208395.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 3 advances an alternative organizational approach to the study of agrarian revolutions. It first discusses the role of formal organizations in agrarian communities. It then presents a ... More


State Regulation, Church Growth, and Textual Profusion

Chloë Starr

in Chinese Theology: Text and Context

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300204216
eISBN:
9780300224931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204216.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The great growth in the Chinese church and what this might mean for a future China has been the source of much recent media debate as the world has begun to catch up with the development of Chinese ... More


Patrilineally Organized Jiangxi Peasant Communities

Baohui Zhang

in Revolutions As Organizational Change: The Communist Party and Peasant Communities in South China, 1926-1934

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888208395
eISBN:
9789888313693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208395.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 4 examines the organizational orders of Jiangxi rural communities. Community response to the environmental imperatives of a “frontier society” in a resource-poor region resulted in a ... More


Communal Organizations and Agrarian Revolutions

Baohui Zhang

in Revolutions As Organizational Change: The Communist Party and Peasant Communities in South China, 1926-1934

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888208395
eISBN:
9789888313693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208395.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 6 draws on the findings of the previous two chapters to explain the different peasant revolutionary patterns in Hunan and Jiangxi and how these patterns were shaped by communal social ... More


An Organizational Theory of Agrarian Revolutions

Baohui Zhang

in Revolutions As Organizational Change: The Communist Party and Peasant Communities in South China, 1926-1934

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888208395
eISBN:
9789888313693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208395.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

In Chapter 7 the author elaborates on an organizational theory of agrarian revolution and draws some broader theoretical implications for the study of peasant revolutions. These implications are ... More


Contending Theories of Agrarian Revolution

Baohui Zhang

in Revolutions As Organizational Change: The Communist Party and Peasant Communities in South China, 1926-1934

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888208395
eISBN:
9789888313693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208395.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 2 reviews existing theories of peasant revolutions, making use of historical and empirical materials from the two revolutions to demonstrate their limitations in regard to explaining the ... More


Moving Figures: Class and Feeling in the Films of Jia Zhangke

Corey Kai Nelson Schultz

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474421614
eISBN:
9781474449588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421614.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book examines how the films of the Chinese Sixth Generation filmmaker Jia Zhangke evoke the affective “felt” experience of China’s contemporary social and economic transformations, by examining ... More


Introduction

Anna Ross

in Beyond the Barricades: Government and State-Building in Post-Revolutionary Prussia, 1848-1858

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198833826
eISBN:
9780191872204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833826.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter introduces the Prussian governments of the post-revolutionary period, situating them within a divided political landscape. The Brandenburg–Manteuffel and Manteuffel Ministries of State ... More


Kong Temple and the Modern Politics of Culture

James A. Flath

in Traces of the Sage: Monument, Materiality, and the First Temple of Confucius

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853709
eISBN:
9780824868741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853709.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 5 considers how, in the 20th century, Kong Temple became subject to a modern political discourse. Where it was once oriented toward the past, the temple was now situated within the political ... More


Rescuing the Panda from a Reforming China

E. Elena Songster

in Panda Nation: The Construction and Conservation of China's Modern Icon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199393671
eISBN:
9780199393701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199393671.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

The year 1976 was monumental for China with the loss of important state leaders, and a tragic earthquake. Amidst all of the government’s active response to a panda starvation scare demonstrates the ... More


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