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Walder, Andrew G.

Agents of Disorder

Inside China’s Cultural Revolution

HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS

    $45.00 / 40,50 € / £36.95*

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    Publication Date:
    2019
    Copyright year:
    2019
    To be published:
    October 2019
    ISBN
    978-0-674-24363-7
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    Why did the Chinese Communist Party state collapse so rapidly during the Cultural Revolution? Consulting over 2,000 local annals chronicling some 34,000 revolutionary episodes across China, Andrew Walder offers a new answer, showing how the army, brought in to quiet brewing rebellions, escalated the violence that took nearly 1.6 million lives.

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    240 pages
    HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Language:
    English

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