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People's Republic of China, 1949-76

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ISBN-10: 0340929278

ISBN-13: 9780340929278

Edition: 2nd 2007

Authors: Michael Lynch, Michael J. Lynch

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This edition has been revised and updated to reflect the needs of the current specifications. It charts China's remarkable and tumultuous development from the establishment of the People's Republic in 1949 to Mao's death in 1976.
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Hodder Education Group
Publication date: 9/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880

Michael Lynchis professor in the Science & Technology Studies Department at Cornell University.Simon Coleis the author ofSuspect Identities: A History of Fingerprinting and Criminal Identification.Ruth McNallyis a senior research fellow at the Centre for Economic and Social Aspects of Genomics at Lancaster University.Kathleen Jordanhas a Ph.D. in sociology from Boston University and is currently a student at the Rhode Island School of Design.

Dedication
Introduction: China Under Mao 1949-76
China Before 1949
Mao's Career Before 1949
The Reshaping of China under Mao 1949-76
Mao's China and the Historians
The Early Years of the PRC 1949-57
The Consolidation of Communist Power 1949-57
China and the Korean War 1950-3
The Economy: The First Five-Year Plan 1952-6
The Hundred Flowers Campaign 1957
The Key Debate
Study Guide
The Great Leap Forward 1958-62
Introduction
The Reform of Industry
The Reform of Agriculture
China's Great Famine 1958-62
Study Guide
The Cultural Revolution 1966-76
The Prelude to the Cultural Revolution: The Power Struggle 1962-6
The Cultural Revolution 1966-76
The End of the Mao Era
Study Guide
Life in Mao's China 1949-76
Religion in the PRC
The Status of Women and the Family
The Reshaping of Chinese Culture
Education and Health
Mao's Prison Camps: The Laogai
Study Guide
Mao's China and International Relations
China's International Relations under Mao
Mao's China and the Soviet Union
The PRC and the United States
China After Mao: The Deng Revolution 1978-97
The Abandonment of Maoism
Deng's Economic Reforms
The Pro-democracy Movement 1979-89
Glossary
Glossary of names
Index