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Seeing Like a State Agent

Sigrid Schmalzer

in "Red Revolution, Green Revolution": Scientific Farming in Socialist China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226330150
eISBN:
9780226330297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226330297.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the roles of local cadres and technicians in China's green revolution. These local "state agents" sat at the hinge of the contradiction between green and red revolutions—between ... More


Opportunity and Failure

Sigrid Schmalzer

in "Red Revolution, Green Revolution": Scientific Farming in Socialist China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226330150
eISBN:
9780226330297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226330297.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Accounts of youth in the countryside during the Cultural Revolution tend to vacillate between two starkly differing narrative arcs: one defined by "opportunity," and the other by "failure." Both ... More


Agricultural Science and the Socialist State

Sigrid Schmalzer

in "Red Revolution, Green Revolution": Scientific Farming in Socialist China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226330150
eISBN:
9780226330297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226330297.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The dominant historical narrative of science in the People's Republic of China charts a pendulum-like alternation between "radical," anti-science periods and "moderate," pro-science periods. This ... More


Introduction

Sigrid Schmalzer

in "Red Revolution, Green Revolution": Scientific Farming in Socialist China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226330150
eISBN:
9780226330297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226330297.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Introduction begins by contrasting the technocratic vision for the green revolution as it was conceived in the U.S. with the radical perspective on science and politics that informed the Mao-era ... More


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