Peasant power in China

the era of rural reform, 1979-1989
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Yale University Press , New Haven
Rural development -- China -- History -- 20th century, Rural development -- Government policy -- China -- History -- 20th century, Private plot agriculture -- China -- History -- 20th century, China -- Rural conditions, China -- Politics and government -- 1976

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StatementDaniel Kelliher.
SeriesYale agrarian studies
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LC ClassificationsHN740.Z9 C6388 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 264 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1712781M
ISBN 100300054653
LC Control Number92014883

The book not only offers a wide-ranging portrait of rural politics in contemporary China but also uses the Chinese case to illuminate state-peasant relations, reform in state socialism, and privatization in other third world nations.

Read more Read less click to open popoverFormat: Paperback. "In this gracefully and forcefully written book, Daniel Kelliher argues that Chinese peasants in the late s and early s deployed both conventional 'weapons of the weak' and, more importantly, an array of innovative, local subterfuges that actively reshaped rural policy.

Peasant Power in China: The Era of Rural Reform, (Yale Agrarian Series) First Edition by Professor Daniel Kelliher (Author)Cited by: Get this from a library.

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Peasant power in China: the era of rural reform, [Daniel Roy Kelliher]. In this book, Chalmers Johnson argues that the peasants' nationalist orientation, in response to the Japanese invasion, underpinned the Communist Party's success.

In other words, he contends that a peasant nationalist movement established the Chinese state, rather than a socialist one, and that nationalism outweighed other factors that may have also played a role/5(4).

Analyzing the evolution of state socialism in China, Kelliher explains how state ambitions for modernization in the post-Mao era made the state-socialist system vulnerable to rising peasant power. He also shows why the state seized upon economic privatization as a way of securing its political base among the : Daniel Kelliher.

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Peasant Life in China. By Fei Xiaotong [Hsiao-Tung Fei]. London: Rout-ledge, Pp. xvii Earthbound China. By Fei Xiaotong [Hsiao-Tung Fei] and Zhang ZhiyiFile Size: KB. Addeddate Collectionid PeasantLifeInChina Identifier PeasantLifeInChina Identifier-ark ark://t15n42p5w Numeric_id Ocr ABBYY FineReader (Extended OCR).

The Chinese Land Reform Movement, also known by the Chinese abbreviation Tǔgǎi (土改), was a campaign by the Communist Party leader Mao Zedong during the late phase of the Chinese Civil War and the early People's Republic of China.

The campaign involved mass killings of landlords by tenants and land redistribution to the peasantry. The estimated death count of the movement ranges from Literal meaning: Land Reform Movement. Peasant Life in China的书评 (全部 条) 热门 / Peasant power in China book / 好友 Minjie 商务印书馆版/10(22).

Peasant Nationalism and Communist Power: The Emergence of Revolutionary China, Chalmers A. Johnson Stanford University Press, - History - pages. Between anda war raged between the peasants and the state; it was a period when a third of all homes in China were destroyed to produce fertiliser and when the nation descended into.

Fish farmer at peasant market in Danshan, Sichuan September Rural society in the People's Republic of China comprises less than a half of China's population (roughly 45%) and has a varied range of standard of living and means of living.

Life in rural China differs from that of urban China. The life of a peasant. The typical life of a peasant was not what you would normally imagine.

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It entailed many things not typically experienced in today’s modern society for the majority of people. This included farming land for their communities benefit, having to work for the government for at least 1 month per year, peasant women marrying.

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Peasant nationalism and communist power; the emergence of revolutionary China. [Chalmers A Johnson] -- This author researches the Chinese Communists' wartime expansion, according to the documentation recorded by Japanese intelligence, then compares that expansion with that of the Yugoslav Communists.

In this book, Chalmers Johnson argues that the peasants' nationalist orientation, in response to the Japanese invasion, underpinned the Communist Party's success. In other words, he contends that a peasant nationalist movement established the Chinese state, rather than a socialist one, and that nationalism outweighed other factors that may have also played a role/5.

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This interesting book shows the vitality of the peasant from the viewpoint of the author as the participant observer. 11 The information in the Postscript is primarily based on the reporting of Geoffrey York, the correspondent for the Globe and Mail in : Maria Hrycaiko Zaputovich.

In this innovative book, Daniel Little compares the positions of various social scientists regarding debates in China studies. Little focuses on four topics: the relative importance of individual rationality and community values in explaining traditional peasant behavior; the role of marketing and transportation systems in Chinese society; the causes of agricultural stagnation in traditional.

The Ming dynasty (Janu – Ap ), officially the Great Ming or Empire of the Great Ming, founded by the peasant rebel leader Zhu Yuanzhang, known as the Hongwu Emperor, was an imperial dynasty of China.

In the most important regions of China the power is in the hands of bourgeois militarists; in other regions, in the hands of leaders of armed peasants. Nowhere is there any proletarian power as yet. The trade unions are weak. The influence of the party among the workers is insignificant.

Peasants study Chairman Mao’s quotations in the Little Red Book - the ‘bible’ of the Cultural Revolution during a break from rice planting,Guangxi, China. Photograph: Sinopix/REX. Buy a cheap copy of Peasant Nationalism and Communist Power: book by Chalmers Johnson. Johnson's research on the Chinese Communists wartime expansion, according to the documentation recorded by Japanese intelligence and his comparison of it with Free shipping over $/5(2).

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A fascinating insight into the life of the vast majority of Chinese people at the end of 19th century. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.

Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. China’s peasantry played a vital role in Mao’s communist revolution. They helped his communist forces defeat Chaing Kai-Shek’s Kuomintang, for without the support and assistance of the peasants Mao’s communist forces would have been unable to defeat the numerically and technologically superior Japanese and Kuomintang armies.

A picture showing peasants toiling during the Great Leap Forward. The ‘Great Leap Forward’ was an alternative name for China’s Second Five-Year Plan ().

The Great Leap Forward contained even more ambitious targets that the First Five-Year Plan, particularly in the areas of heavy industry and steel production. Chalmers A. Johnson.

Peasant Nationalism and Communist Power: The Emergence of Revolutionary China Stanford: Stanford University Press, Rachel Scollon () Johnson argues in this book that the primary cause of the CCP's success in North China during the Anti-Japanese War and its subsequent assumption of leadership of the national state was neither.

A peasant is a pre-industrial agricultural laborer or farmer with limited land ownership, especially one living in the Middle Ages under feudalism and paying rent, tax, fees, or services to a landlord. In Europe, three classes of peasants existed: slave, serf, and free ts hold title to land either in fee simple or by any of several forms of land tenure, among them socage, quit.

Ancient Utopia and Peasant Revolts in China – Ngo Van Xuyet. About the Author. Ngo Van Xuyet (Born in Tan Lo, ; died in Paris, ) This essay, Ancient Utopia and Peasant Revolts in China, is Van’s last book; shortly after finishing it he died in Paris in January His life has been extinguished, but his knowledge and his spirit of rebellion still touch us.In a word, the whole feudal-patriarchal ideology and system is tottering with the growth of the peasants' power.

"Report on an Investigation of the Peasant Movement in Hunan" (March ), Selected Works, Vol. I, pp. * Unite and take part in production and political activity to improve the economic and political status of women.In a very short time, in China's central, southern and northern provinces, several hundred million peasants will rise like a mighty storm, like a hurricane, a force so swift and violent that no power, however great, will be able to hold it back.

They will smash all the trammels that bind them and rush forward along the road to : Mao Zedong (Mao Tse-tung).