This is an inquiry into the dynamics of local and regional government in China, as illustrated by the policies of the warlord Yen Hsi-shan. The schemes Hsi-shan tried to carry out in Shansi constitute one of the last systematic attempts in China to bring about reform along conservative lines.
Originally published in 1967.
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Table of Contents
- Frontmatter, pg. i
- Preface, pg. vii
- Contents, pg. ix
- Abbreviations, pg. xi
- 1. Shansi, pg. 1
- 2. The Background, pg. 9
- 3. Warlord, pg. 19
- 4. Government And Politics, pg. 30
- 5. Ideology and Education, pg. 59
- 6. The Economy, pg. 79
- 7. The Struggle for Power, pg. 103
- 8. A Period of Strife, pg. 118
- 9. The Initiation of the Ten Year Plan, pg. 125
- 10. The Implementation of the Ten Year Plan, pg. 175
- 11. The Gathering Storm, pg. 208
- 12. The Japanese Invasion, pg. 257
- 13. End of a Warlord, pg. 277
- 14. Conclusions, pg. 293
- Bibliography, pg. 299
- Index, pg. 323