2 edition of Chinese village and its early change under communism found in the catalog.
Chinese village and its early change under communism
C. K. Yang
by Center for International Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge
Written in English
Microfiche. New Haven, Human Relations Area Files
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|Number of Pages||375|
Read this book on Questia. In China today some 80 per cent, or ,, of the country's ,, people, still make their living from agriculture, and most of these teeming millions of tillers of the soil are grouped into some 1,, peasant villages. This study focuses on the politics of memory in the village of Dachuan in northwest China, in which 85 percent of the villagers are surnamed Kong and believe themselves to be descendants of Confucius. It recounts both how this proud community was subjected to intense suffering during the Maoist era, culminating in its forcible resettlement in December to make way for the construction of a.
A reform-minded Communist Party has tried to strip away mystery and myth from Chinese life, condemning most of the practices of popular Taoism and pushing it into further decline. Let’s further understand the present by looking at the past. The first of your book recommendations is The Religious Question of Modern China by Vincent Goossaert and David Palmer, a primer on the history, politics and diversity of Chinese religion published in Why is this book on your list? This book has an academic bent to it, but I chose authors who are right for a general audience.
The leading Party cadre of Lin Village in southeast China describes in this book nearly fifty years of turbulent events that affected individuals and families in the village: the downfall of the landlords during the Land Reform, the rise of poor peasants to political power, the political fanaticism of the Great Leap Forward and the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, an/5(6). This essay was written in , as the struggle within the Chinese Communist Party over whether China would remain on the socialist road was coming to a fateful head. It is a highly important analysis of the relations of production under socialism, the contradictions within its ownership system, and the material and ideological conditions.
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Get this from a library. A Chinese village and its early change under communism. [C K Yang]. For seven years in the s, the author lived in a village in northeast China as an ordinary farmer. Inhe returned to the village as an anthropologist to begin the unparalleled span of eleven years’ fieldwork that has resulted in this book―a comprehensive, vivid, and nuanced account of family change and the transformation of private life in rural China from to Cited by: Fanshen: A Documentary of Revolution in a Chinese Village is a book by William H.
Hinton that describes the land-reform campaign during the Chinese Civil War conducted from to by the Chinese Communist Party in "Long Bow Village" (the name used in the book for the village of Zhangzhuangcun in Shanxi province).Hinton lived in the village in spring and summer of and.
Private life under socialism: love, intimacy, and family change in a Chinese village, User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Hoping to understand the development since the s of "an extreme form of egotism that justifies individual incivility," Yan conducted extensive field research over ten years in the Chinese village 5/5(1).
Inthe farmers in a small Chinese village signed a secret contract. They thought it might get them executed. Instead, it wound up transforming China's economy. Lengshuigou is a village in the North China Plain near the city of Jinan, the provincial capital of Shandong Province. It was studied by Japanese researchers in the early s as part of the kanko chosa project on Chinese customary law, the findings of which have been widely used by such scholars as Philip Huang and Prasenjit Duara.
Starting in the s, Chinese scholars conducted follow-up. Communism in China. Formation The Communist Party of China was formed in It was under Mao Zedong's control in Eventually, Mao led a revolution, and the communist party obtained control in They followed the example of the soviet model of development through heavy industry with surpluses extracted from peasants.
Central to China’s initial brand of communism was a sentiment against foreign influences. In the book “The Mind of Empire: China’s History and Modern Foreign Relations,” Christopher Ford said the Chinese had always strived to protect itself from the exploitative nature of foreigners.
The construction of The Great Wall attests to this fact. The detailed portrait of social change in the North China plain depicts how the world of the Chinese peasant evolved during an era of war and revolution and how it in turn shaped the revolutionary process.
The authors spent a decade interviewing villagers and rural officials, exploring archives, and investigating villagers with diverse resources and cultural, traditions, and they vividly 4/5(2).
The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) also has its eye on another date. By the end of the 75th anniversary of the revolution init will have ruled for longer than the Communist Party of the USSR – from Lenin’s Bolshevik coup in November to the Soviet Union’s demise in December The first two editions of Chen Village presented an enthralling account of a Chinese village in the throes of Maoist revolution followed by dramatic changes in village life and local politics during the Deng Xiaopingmore than a decade and a half later, the authors have returned to Chen Village, and in three new chapters they explore astonishing s: 7.
An outstanding book that lets you see how communism worked in this village to transform the way of life. Shu-min was an American professor who had permission to spend time in this village. He made friends with the Man who was in charge, who had been born in a few short years before the communists won s: 7.
For seven years in the s, the author lived in a village in northeast China as an ordinary farmer. Inhe returned to the village as an anthropologist to begin the unparalleled span of eleven years’ fieldwork that has resulted in this book—a comprehensive, vivid, and nuanced account of family change and the transformation of private life in rural China from to The People's Republic of China is run by the Communist Party of China and has been for more than 60 years and while there's been unprecedented change, tradition runs deep.
There is still an authoritarian rule from above that commands its people under a banner of glowing media headlines that constantly sing China's praises. "A compelling picture of the nature of local change and the dynamics of state-society relationships during the revolutionary and socialist periods in China.
The book puts this era into a more satisfying historical and social context; its focus on the village and its people brings the revolution to life; and it fruitfully draws interpretative. The Chinese Communist Revolution, known in mainland China as the War of Liberation (simplified Chinese: 解放战争; traditional Chinese: 解放戰爭; pinyin: Jiěfàng Zhànzhēng), was the conflict, led by the Communist Party of China and Chairman Mao Zedong, that resulted in the proclamation of the People's Republic of China, on 1 October The revolution began in after the Second.
This book is definitely worth reading, but you have to read between the lines. The author is hopelessly enamored with the Maoist revolution, but seems to accurately report what happened in the village.
So if you're interested in a practically-inside view of the Chinese Communist revolution, this is /5(29). The Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party were first published in November offollowed quickly by an English translation.
In 15 years, the series has led over million Chinese to. The Harvard University Press work, The Black Book of Communism, estimates that 65 million people died under Chinese communism mainly between and (the period covered in the New York Times piece).
The latest research pegs the number nearer million. Both works in this volume (first published separately in as " The Chinese family in the Communist Revolution " and " A Chinese village in early communist transition ") are written with a sociological frame of reference so as to facilitate comparative study of the family institution and the peasant village, their structural-functional characteristics, and the process of change under the.
The Chinese Communist Party is profoundly influential both inside and outside China's borders. But few know of its early history, and until recently, the most prominent narrative of its origins came from the Party itself.
But the recent release of two collections of documents reveals a. The Temple of Memories: History, Power, and Morality in a Chinese Village - Kindle edition by Jing, Jun. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.
Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Temple of Memories: History, Power, and Morality in a Chinese s: 1. The Spiral Road: Change in a Chinese Village through the Eyes of a Communist Party Leader - Kindle edition by Huang, Shu-min.
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