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The politics of the Chinese cultural revolution

a case study
  • 369 Pages
  • 3.92 MB
  • English
University of California Press , Berkeley
China -- History -- Cultural Revolution, 1966-
StatementHong Yung Lee.
LC ClassificationsDS777.55 .L39
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 369 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17759282M
ISBN 100520032977

The Politics of the Chinese Cultural Revolution book. Read reviews from world’s largest community The politics of the Chinese cultural revolution book readers/5(5). The Cultural Revolution continued in various phases until Mao’s death inand its tormented and violent legacy would resonate in Chinese politics and society for decades to come.

The. Titled "The Chinese Cultural Revolution: A History" it really was nothing of the sort.

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Rather, it was a chronicling, or worse still, an inventory of the works created. The history of the time is treated as almost an accidental byproduct. By focusing on culture rather than politics -- Cited by: The Politics of the Chinese Cultural Revolution: A Case Study [Lee, Hong Yung] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Politics of the Chinese Cultural Revolution: A Case StudyCited by:   The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution was a decade-long period of political and social chaos caused by Mao Zedong’s bid to use the Chinese masses to.

Cultural Revolution, –76, mass mobilization of urban Chinese youth inaugurated by Mao Zedong in an attempt to prevent the development of a bureaucratized Soviet style of Communism. Mao closed schools and encouraged students to join Red Guard units, which denounced and persecuted Chinese teachers, intellectuals, writers, artists and other "class enemies," engaged in widespread book.

The Cultural Revolution had roots in the Great Leap Forward, the collectivization of agricultural and industrial output that precipitated a famine that left as many as 45 million dead. Mao. There are several different approaches to this subject: * The personal recollection angle; * The historical angle; It's worth remembering that as the CR moves farther away from us in temporal terms, the people who have first-hand recollections of.

Some Chinese [weasel words] look back to the Cultural Revolution and fear chaos if the Communist Party should lose control due to domestic upheavals and so a robust system of monitoring and control is in place to counter the growing pressure for political tution: Constitution of the People's Republic.

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.

Preview this book» What people are Hong Yung Lee is a Research Associate at the East-West Center and author of "The Politics of the Chinese Cultural Revolution" (University of California Press, ). Bibliographic information. Title: The Politics of the Chinese Cultural Revolution: A Case Study.

China's decade-long Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution shook the politics of China and the world. Even as we approach its fiftieth anniversary, the movement remains so contentious that the Chinese Communist Party still forbids fully open investigation of its origins, development, and conclusion.

Drawing upon a vital trove of scholarship, memoirs, and popular culture, this Very Short 4/5(1). An intriguing study of the Cultural Revolution which demonstrates, quite convincingly, how it started with a leadership conflict over how to deal with the widening gap between elites and masses in a socialist China.

The author argues that those who attacked the status quo during the Cultural Revolution were expressing dissatisfaction with their own social positions, while those who defended. The Chinese president’s first immersion in politics came on the streets of Beijing when Mao Zedong exhorted students “to bombard the headquarters”.

The cult of personality surrounding Mao Zedong peaked during the initial phase of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution (GPCR, –). China’s youth was mobilised behind the Chairman’s call to ‘bombard the headquarters’, and eagerly took part in Mao’s revolt against his own by: 4.

It's been 50 years since the start of China's Cultural Revolution, which consumed China in bloodshed, torture and chaos for almost a decade and change the country forever. 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. exams in Chinese politics; a few of the compiler's favorite books are starred on the list, but not much Cultural Revolution.

Cultural Revolution Memoirs/Autobiographies. Deng's & Jiang's Eras. Hu’s Era. Biographies of Leaders. The Chinese Revolution in the s: Between Triumph and Disaster, Leutner, Mechthild, Roland Felber.

Part one, "China in Revolution ()," was released in Sue Williams procured rare historical footage to document the disintegration of the Qing empire, Sun Yat-sen's nationalist revolution, and the triumph of the communists. In part two, "The Mao Years ()," she records the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural : Minxin Pei.

Beginning ina decade-long Cultural Revolution sought to eradicate old ideas and customs in order to make way for a new, revolutionary China. Radical youths known as Red Guards were Author: Natalie Colarossi.

Debating the Cultural Revolution 13 Introduction: who is writing history and who are the Chinese. 13 The haojie discourse and the Cultural Revolution 15 Violence, brutality and causes 17 Constructive policies 19 Destruction of Chinese culture and tradition 20 Cultural Revolution and cultural creativity 28 What is the Enlightenment.

30 Size: 1MB. Read the full-text online edition of Chinese Politics and the Cultural Revolution: Dynamics of Policy Processes (). on the major choices that the Chinese leaders and people had made in the period between the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution.

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In so doing, however, I have been unable to develop a general theory that can. The Cultural Revolution was the upheaval launched by Mao Zedong during his last decade in power (–76).

Though it was intended to renew the spirit of the Chinese Revolution, it instead had detrimental political, social, and economic consequences for China. Read more about the Cultural Revolution here. About article usage data: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit.

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Aenean euismod bibendum laoreet. Proin gravida dolor sit amet lacus accumsan et viverra justo commodo. Bringing together the most recent research on the Cultural Revolution in China, musicologists, historians, literary scholars, and others discuss the music and its political implications.

Combined, these chapters, paint a vibrant picture of the long-lasting impact that the musical revolution had on. The book tells the little-known story of how Chinese intellectuals and leaders, facing a ruined economy at the end of the Cultural Revolution, sought the help of foreign economists to : Evan Osnos.

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. It was launched under the direction of Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Chairman Mao Zedong, who wished to renew the spirit of the.

The Cultural Revolution as high politics is the story of Mao and his inner circle, of the Central Cultural Revolution Group, of loyalty and betrayal.

The milestones of this narrative include the attack on and fall of Liu Shaoqi, the Chinese head of state, and later the alleged planned coup and mysterious death of Lin Biao, Mao’s right hand man. Mao likely was motivated to call for the so-called Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution in order to rid the Chinese Communist Party of his opponents after the tragic failure of his Great Leap Forward policies.

Mao knew that other party leaders were planning to marginalize him, so he appealed directly to his supporters among the people to join him in a Cultural : Kallie Szczepanski.

Chairman Mao's Cultural Revolution may not have been China's best culinary moment in history. But Chinese journalist Sasha Gong, in a new book, revives the. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lee, Hong Yung, Politics of the Chinese cultural revolution.

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