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Chinese Politics and the Cultural Revolution (Publications on Asia of the Institute for Comparative and Foreign Area Studies ; no. 30)

Byung-Joon Ahn

Chinese Politics and the Cultural Revolution (Publications on Asia of the Institute for Comparative and Foreign Area Studies ; no. 30)

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Published by University of Washington Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • 1949-1976,
  • China,
  • Chine,
  • Politics and government,
  • Politique et gouvernement

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10314242M
    ISBN 100295955155
    ISBN 109780295955155


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Chinese Politics and the Cultural Revolution (Publications on Asia of the Institute for Comparative and Foreign Area Studies ; no. 30) by Byung-Joon Ahn Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Cultural Revolution, formally the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, was a sociopolitical movement in the People's Republic of China from until Launched by Mao Zedong, the Chairman of the Communist Party of China (CPC), its stated goal was to preserve Chinese Communism by purging remnants of capitalist and traditional elements from Chinese society, and to re-impose Mao Chinese: 文化大革命.

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.

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: 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 Politics of the Chinese Cultural Revolution book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(5). 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.

Onthe Chinese Communist Party’s Central Committee issued a circular that outlined Mao’s ideas on the Cultural Revolution. But there were precursors in. 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. Cultural Revolution A political movement initiated by Mao Zedong that lasted from to It was a campaign in China ordered by Mao Zedong to purge the Communist Party of his opponents and instill revolutionary values in the younger generation.

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.

In so doing, however, I have been unable to develop a general theory that can. The Chinese Cultural Revolution as History (Studies of the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center) - Kindle edition by Esherick, Joseph W., Pickowicz, Paul G., Walder, Andrew G. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Chinese Cultural Revolution as History (Studies of the 5/5(4). With the worst of the street violence over, the Cultural Revolution in the following six or seven years revolved primarily around struggles for power in the upper echelons of the Chinese Communist Party.

ByMao and his second-in-command, Lin Biao, were Author: Kallie Szczepanski. 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. 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.

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. 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). The Chinese president’s first immersion in politics came on the streets of Beijing when Mao Zedong exhorted students “to bombard the headquarters”. 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.

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.

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. 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.

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 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 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. In her new book, “The Politics of Rights and the Revolution in China” (Stanford University Press, ), Xiaowei Zheng, a UC Santa Barbara professor of Chinese history, describes how the Revolution transformed Chinese politics and explains how and why it happened.

This book examines the Chinese political tradition over the past two thousand years and argues that the enduring and most important feature of this tradition is autocracy.

The author interprets the communist takeover of not as a revolution but as a continuation of the imperial tradition. The book shows how Mao Zedong revitalised this autocratic tradition along five lines: the use of.

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.

Most Popular Cultural Revolution Movies and TV Shows Refine See titles to watch instantly, humiliation and politics play out in a distant village of China during the cultural revolution. Director: unpredictable currents behind the Chinese Cultural Revolution, this documentary shows the various phases of the 12 years from through /10(K).

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Lists. watch for edits or export all records. Victims of Cultural Revolution seek answers, 50 years on Families destroyed by Mao’s political upheaval say they cannot forgive while China still refuses to face up to its past Tom Phillips in. Get this from a library.

Chinese politics and the Cultural Revolution: dynamics of policy processes. [Pyŏng-jun An]. Chinese citizens view writings and slogans emblazoned on a wall on Nov.

1,at the height of the decade-long Cultural Revolution. “My most terrifying memory is from when I was 6,” he. Lifton's book Revolutionary Immortality, while it is psychologistic in approach, could be making a valid point concerning Mao's desire to guarantee the future of the revolution after his death, by bringing forth a new revolutionary generation through the Cultural Revolution.[9] Leslie Marchant's idea that Chinese communism is a millenarian.

Chinese Red Guards, high school and university students, waving copies of Chairman Mao Zedong's "Little Red Book," parade in Beijing's streets. The Chinese Cultural Revolution was a period of time for Mao Zedong, the leader of China at this time, wanted to destroy his political enemies.

That was probably the main reason it started. The "Cultural Revolution" was a disastrous attempt to reform the economics, education and politics of Communist China, which led to the deaths of tens of millions of people.

The upheaval began in August by Chinese Communist Party Chairman Mao Zedong. Mao's objective was to replace leaders with people who would think like him and be supportive of him as Chairmen, make the Chinese. Based on a wide variety of unusual and only recently available sources, this book covers the entire Cultural Revolution decade () and shows how the Cultural Revolution was experienced by ordinary Chinese at the base of urban and rural society.

The contributors emphasize the complex interaction of state and society during this tumultuous period, exploring the way events originating at. () Examples of this still valuable literature are Hong Yung Lee, The Politics of the Chinese Cultural Revolution, Berkeley: University of California Press, ; Stanley Rosen, Red Guard Factionalism and the Cultural Revolution in Guangzhou (Canton), Boulder: Westview Press, ; Anita Chan, Children of Mao: Personality Development and Political Activism in the Red Guard Generation, London.

Inonly a couple years after the end of the Cultural Revolution, Hong Yung Lee attempted to write a balanced and comprehensive history of the Cultural Revolution in his doctoral study, The Politics of the Chinese Cultural Revolution: A Case Study.

He chose to be thorough in his study rather than provide any new interpretation. He wantedFile Size: KB. Read an excerpt from The Third Revolution.

The new paperback edition includes updates since on Chinese domestic political and economic events as well as changes in U.S.-China relations.Barbara Barnouin and Yu Changgen's latest book, explores the impact of the Cultural Revolution on Chinese foreign poUcy.»The first of its four main chapters examines the insertion of Cultural Revolution politics into the foreign policy establishment, especially the.

In his preface to The Cultural Revolution at the Margins: Chinese Socialism in Crisis, Yiching Wu quotes a letter from Mao Zedong to his wife during the earliest days of the CR: “I possess both some of the spirit of the tiger and some of the it is the tiger spirit which is dominant, and the monkey spirit secondary.” At the heart of Wu’s book, however, is the idea that as the.