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The First Years of Yangyi Commune





ISBN 9781138873766
Published December 1, 2014 by Routledge
314 Pages

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First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

PROLOGUE, PART ONE: TWO YEARS’ HISTORY OF YANGYI COMMUNE, 1958–60, I. THE YEARS BEFORE THE COMMUNE, II. THE BIRTH OF YANGYI COMMUNE (SUMMER, 1958), III. YANGYI COMMUNE TAKES SHAPE (AUTUMN AND WINTER, 1958), IV. TEMPERING THE WINDS OF COMMUNISM (SPRING, 1959), V. THE EIGHT POINT CHARTER (SPRING, SUMMER AND AUTUMN, 1959), VI. ‘RECTIFICATION’ (WINTER, 1959–60), VII. HIGH YIELD TRACTS (WINTER AND SPRING, 1960), VIII. COMMUNE AGAINST CLIMATE (SPRING AND SUMMER, 1960), IX. TWO MAJOR CONTRADICTIONS (SUMMER, 1960), INTERLUDE: BIRD’S-EYE VIEW OF YANGYI COMMUNE IN THE SUMMER OF 1960, PART TWO: YANGYI COMMUNE’S MANY-SIDEDNESS, X. FIVE-SIDED FARMING IN THE MOUNTAINS, XI. FARM MANAGEMENT, XII. INDUSTRY IN THE SERVICE OF AGRICULTURE, XIII. COMMUNE COMMERCE, XIV. SOCIAL SERVICES, XV. EDUCATION, XVI. MILITARY MATTERS AND COMMUNE POWER PAGE, PART THREE: POLITICS OF YANGYI COMMUNE, XVII. CLASSES AND THE CLASS LINE, XVIII. MASS-LINE LEADERS AND LEADERSHIP, XIX. WOMEN, XX. YOUTH, EPILOGUE, INDEX

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David Crook, Isabel Crook