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Across the great divide : the sent-down youth movement in Mao's China, 1968-1980

Author: Emily Honig; Xiaojian Zhao
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2019. ©2019
Series: Cambridge studies in the history of the People's Republic of China.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The sent-down youth movement, a Maoist project that relocated urban youth to remote rural areas for 're-education', is often viewed as a defining feature of China's Cultural Revolution and emblematic of the intense suffering and hardship of the period. Drawing on rich archival research focused on Shanghai's youth in village settlements in remote regions, this history of the movement pays particular attention to how  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Emily Honig; Xiaojian Zhao
ISBN: 9781108595728 1108595723
OCLC Number: 1117651792
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Half-title page; Series page; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Stylistic Note; Introduction; 1 Farewell to the Huangpu River; 2 Not All Quiet on the Rural Front; 3 The Unplanned Economy; 4 Inappropriate Intimacies; 5 Urban Outposts in Rural China; 6 Things Fall Apart; 7 Epilogue; Bibliography; Glossary; Index
Series Title: Cambridge studies in the history of the People's Republic of China.
Responsibility: Emily Honig, Xiaojian Zhao.

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