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By Edward Friedman, Mark Selden

Drawing on greater than 1 / 4 century of box and documentary study in rural North China, this ebook explores the contested courting among village and kingdom from the Sixties to the beginning of the twenty-first century. The authors offer a brilliant portrait of ways resilient villagers fight to outlive and prosper within the face of nation strength in epochs of revolution and reform. Highlighting the significance of intra-rural resistance and rural-urban conflicts to chinese language politics and society within the nice bounce and Cultural Revolution, the authors cross directly to depict the dynamic adjustments that experience remodeled village China within the post-Mao era.  

This ebook maintains the dramatic tale within the authors’ prizewinning Chinese Village, Socialist State.  Plumbing formerly untapped resources, together with interviews, archival fabrics, village documents and unpublished memoirs, diaries and letters, the authors catch the struggles, pains and achievements of villagers throughout 3 generations of social upheaval.

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