Chen Village under Mao and Deng, Expanded and Updated edition

Chen Village under Mao and Deng Expanded and Updated edition Chen Village the enthralling account of a Chinese village in the throes of the Maoist revolution has become a modern classic Now the authors have returned to Chen Village to bring the village s tumu

  • Title: Chen Village under Mao and Deng, Expanded and Updated edition
  • Author: Anita Chan Richard Madsen
  • ISBN: 9780520081093
  • Page: 486
  • Format: Paperback
  • Chen Village, the enthralling account of a Chinese village in the throes of the Maoist revolution, has become a modern classic Now the authors have returned to Chen Village to bring the village s tumultuous story up to the nineties Chen Village Under Mao and Deng includes not only the bulk of the original text of Chen Village, but also three new chapters on village lifeChen Village, the enthralling account of a Chinese village in the throes of the Maoist revolution, has become a modern classic Now the authors have returned to Chen Village to bring the village s tumultuous story up to the nineties Chen Village Under Mao and Deng includes not only the bulk of the original text of Chen Village, but also three new chapters on village life under Deng gripping descriptions of the village leader s purge, the rapid industrialization of the district, an alienated lost generation of young peasants, and the new village officials legal and illegal efforts at self enrichment Readers who enjoyed Chen Village will be doubly fascinated by the ironic twists and turns of recent events among the Chens.

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    1. If you have any interest at all in understanding what life was like in China under Mao, you can't get much better than this. Probably the best village study you can find. Set through the eyes of of a young women living through the cultural revolutions and collectivization of China's agriculture.

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