The Origins of the Cultural Revolution: Contradictions among the People, 1956-1957

The Origins of the Cultural Revolution: Contradictions among the People, 1956-1957

by Roderick MacFarquhar

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ISBN-13: 9780231038416
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 05/28/1974
Series: Studies of the East Asian Institute, Columbia University
Pages: 439
Lexile: 1710L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

List of Tables
xiii
List of Plates
xv
Abbreviations xvi
Introduction 1(6)
Appendix I: Birth and Death Rates
7(4)
Part One: The Third Bitter Year
The Central Committee's Ninth Plenum
11(12)
Emergency Measures
23(16)
A New Course in the Countryside
39(33)
A Plethora of Plans
72(18)
Reds and Experts
90(31)
China's Isolation
121(16)
Part Two: False Dawn
The Seven Thousand Cadres Conference
137(47)
Appendix 2: The Changguanlou Incident
182(2)
Economic Crunch
184(25)
The Dispute over Collectivization
209(25)
Resuscitating the United Front
234(15)
The Curious Case of the 'Three-Family Village'
249(12)
Part Three: Class Struggle
Mao Changes the Signals
261(36)
War in the Himalayas, Crisis in the Caribbean
297(27)
Mao in Charge
324(10)
Appendix 3: Comparative Dictatorial Roles and Styles
331(3)
The Socialist Education Movement
334(15)
The Sino-Soviet Rupture and the Vietnam War
349(32)
Part Four: The End of the Yan'an Round Table
Woman Warrior
381(18)
From Grey Eminence to Red Leader
399(32)
Mao Stoops to Conquer
431(30)
The Coming of the Cataclysm
461(5)
Conclusions 466(8)
Abbreviations used in the Notes 474(5)
Notes 479(178)
Bibliography 657(44)
Index 701

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