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Red Revolution, Green Revolution Scientific Farming in Socialist China

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ISBN-10: 022633015X

ISBN-13: 9780226330150

Edition: 2015

Authors: Sigrid Schmalzer

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In 1968, the director of USAID coined the term "green revolution" to celebrate the new technological solutions that promised to ease hunger around the world--and forestall the spread of more "red," or socialist, revolutions. Yet in China, where modernization and scientific progress could not be divorced from politics, green and red revolutions proceeded side by side.           In Red Revolution, Green Revolution, Sigrid Schmalzer explores the intersection of politics and agriculture in socialist China through the diverse experiences of scientists, peasants, state agents, and "educated youth." The environmental costs of chemical-intensive agriculture and the human costs of emphasizing…    
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Book details

List price: $48.00
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 1/20/2016
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.30" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English