Warlord: Yen Hsi-Shan in Shansi Province, 1911-1949

Warlord: Yen Hsi-Shan in Shansi Province, 1911-1949

by Donald G. Gillin


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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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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780691623481
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 12/08/2015
Series: Princeton Legacy Library , #2044
Pages: 354
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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

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