Revolution in the Highlands: China's Jinggangshan Base Area

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This extensively researched and elegantly written study offers a fine-grained analysis of the origins of the Chinese communist revolution in the countryside. Building on decades of research in newly available sources and multiple trips to Jiangxi, Stephen Averill provides a definitive local perspective on the rise of a revolution that reshaped China and the world. A rich work of social history, it goes beyond conventional Mao-centered narrative to explore the social cleavages that enabled the revolution to grow and ...

Revolution in the Highlands: China's Jinggangshan Base Area 2006, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Lanham, MD

ISBN-13: 9780742528789

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