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The Chinese cultural revolution as history

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • China -- History -- Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Joseph W. Esherick, Paul G. Pickowicz, and Andrew G. Walder.
      SeriesStudies of the Asia-Pacific Research Center (Stanford University)
      ContributionsEsherick, Joseph., Pickowicz, Paul., Walder, Andrew G. 1953-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS778.7 .C4563 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3410543M
      ISBN 100804753490, 0804753504
      LC Control Number2005026557

      In a group of Chinese communists were released from jail after a humiliating renunciation of communism. The Chinese Communist Party then secretly employed them to .   In May , to regain political power, Chinese dictator Mao Zedong launched the Cultural Revolution. As an uncontested demagogue, Mao mobilized an army of Red Guards — tens of millions of innocent college and high school students and Author: Yukong Zhao.

        Mao’s Cultural Revolution movement was the darkest chapter in China’s history. It should be called “Cultural Destruction.” It brought the Chinese people nothing but misery.   After the Cultural Revolution ended and Mao died, Yan and her family were gradually rehabilitated. She determinedly reclaimed 10 lost years of education, winning a Author: Diana Preston.

      Home» Browse» History» Asian History» Chinese History» Cultural Revolution. Cultural Revolution Cultural Revolution: Selected full-text books and articles. Rise of the Red Engineers: The Cultural Revolution and the Origins of China's New Class By . The Cultural Revolution as History. Can the Cultural Revolution be history? For the Chinese Communist Party, the Cultural Revolution is history in the sense that it is past. There was a verdict in , and an historical accounting that rendered Mao Zedong seventy percent good .


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It’s a difficult book to work with, because it’s as complex as life itself, and during the Cultural Revolution in China life was extremely complicated.

But what Walder does is he follows each major university’s Red Guard movement through from its beginnings in through towhen the Red Guard movement was, in effect, dismantled.

The Cultural Revolution was launched in China in by Communist leader Mao Zedong in order to reassert his authority over the Chinese government. Read The Cultural Revolution: A People's History, — by Frank Dikötter and you will have your answer.

The history of China can be one of many lows; wars, famines, poor leadership, imperial occupation and exploitation. Yet The Cultural Revolution was particularly cruel. Mao simply enacted this ‘movement’ as an exercise in raw by:   Christopher Klein The Cultural Revolution was a sociopolitical movement in China that began in with Mao Zedong, the leader of the Chinese Communist Party, denouncing the.

The Cultural Revolution: A Captivating Guide to a Decade-Long Upheaval in China Unleashed by Mao Zedong to Preserve Chinese Communism by Captivating History out of 5 stars Cultural Revolution, in full Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, Chinese (Pinyin) Wuchanjieji Wenhua Dageming or (Wade-Giles romanization) Wu-ch’an Chieh-chi Wen-hua Ta Ke-ming, upheaval launched by Chinese Communist Party Chairman Mao Zedong during his last decade in power (–76) to renew the spirit of the Chinese Revolution.

The Cultural Revolution (in full, the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution) took place from to in China. The benign-sounding moniker belies the destruction it unleashed upon the country’s population. Ji Xianlin’s The Cowshed: Memories of the Chinese Cultural Revolution is a harrowing first-person account of the period.

First published in. Review: The Cultural Revolution: A People's History, — User Review - Andrew - Goodreads. An encyclopedic discussion of Mao Tse Tung's leadership from the 's through A good start for someone interested in modern Chinese history.

Read full review/5(26). Paul Clark's The Chinese Cultural Revolution: A History is an exciting and eye-opening read. Far from being a cultural desert, this wonderfully readable and scrupulously researched work shows us a period of innovation and vibrantly engaging cultural by:   A groundbreaking study of cultural life during a turbulent and formative decade in contemporary China, this book seeks to explode several myths 5/5(2).

In the s and s, especially during the period of the Cultural Revolution, the books which were allowed to be published were very limited. They only included classic works by Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels, Vladimir Lenin, and Joseph Stalin, books written by Mao Zedong and Lu Xun, a few political readings, and Revolutionary opera books.

5 Books That Shed Light on the Cultural Revolution “The most intriguing books draw out the continuities between contemporary China and its Maoist past.” By Chenxin Jiang. From the Inside Flap Based on a wide variety of unusual and only recently available sources, this book covers the entire Cultural Revolution decade () and shows how the Cultural Revolution was experienced by ordinary Chinese at the base of urban and rural society.5/5(4).

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1 Paul Clark, The Chinese Cultural Revolution: A History, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press,pp. 2 In this fascinating book, Paul Clark goes against the grain of mainstream English-language scholarship and puts the “culture” back into the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution (GPCR, ).

Rather than divide the movement into a series of public demonstrations, factional Author: Gina Marchetti. The book was released in Taiwan inunder the title Shajie (杀劫), the word commonly used by Tibetans to designate the Cultural Revolution.

Although Tsering and Wang are both well-known intellectuals, the publication inaugurated for them years of precarious life in Beijing, where they still reside, kept under continuous police surveillance.

The Cultural Revolution Summary. Inthe world was horrified to see million of uniformed Red Guard youths, waving their 'little red books', attacking their elders and superiors and tearing down traditional Chinese culture.

Overview Based on a wide variety of unusual and only recently available sources, this book covers the entire Cultural Revolution decade () and shows how the Cultural Revolution was experienced by ordinary Chinese at the base of urban and rural : $ Based on a wide variety of unusual and only recently available sources, this book covers the entire Cultural Revolution decade () and shows how the Cultural Revolution was experienced by ordinary Chinese at the base of urban and rural society/5.

The Cultural Revolution in China was a social movement that took place in through This movement involved major changes that took place in the political, economic and social nature of China.

These changes were very often for violent and corrupted means. This Cultural Revolution threatened China for 10 years.President’s Book Award, Social Science History Association “The Cultural Revolution at the Margins is a carefully researched and equally carefully thought-out account of the ideological struggles of the Cultural Revolution and its eventual suppression by a restored Party apparatus between and Using a sophisticated.‎The Chinese Cultural Revolution As History on Apple Books ‎Based on a wide variety of unusual and only recently available sources, this book covers the entire Cultural Revolution decade () and shows how the Cultural Revolution was experienced by ordinary Chinese at the base of urban and rural society.