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Proletarian Power

Shanghai In The Cultural Revolution, 1st Edition

By Elizabeth Perry, Li Xun

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This pathbreaking book offers the first in-depth study of Chinese labor activism during the momentous upheaval of the Cultural Revolution. The authors explore three distinctive forms of working-class protest: rebellion, conservatism, and economism. Labor, they argue, was working at cross-purposes through these three modes of militancy promoted by d

Table of Contents

Introduction, 1 Radical Intellectuals: Red Guards and Literati Rebels, 2 Rebels: The Workers' General Headquarters, 3 Conservatives: The Scarlet Guards, 4 A Cry for Justice: The Wind of Economism, 5 Renegade Rebels: Regiments and Lian Si, 6 Institutionalizing Rebel Gains, 7 Conclusion

About the Authors

Elizabeth J. Perry is professor of political science at the University of California at Berkeley.Li Xun is a visiting researcher in the Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California at Berkeley.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL054000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Asian
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies