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The First Years of Yangyi Commune

The First Years of Yangyi Commune

by David Crook, Isabel Crook
The First Years of Yangyi Commune

The First Years of Yangyi Commune

by David Crook, Isabel Crook

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Overview

First Published in 1998. Over a fifth of mankind live in people’s communes. This study is strictly limited as to time and place due the vast area of research. It deals with the first two years of one commune: Yangyi which is in Shexian, the southernmost county of Hopei Province, in the dry and rugged Taihang Range.


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ISBN-13: 9781134685196
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/01/2003
Series: International Library of Sociology
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 304
File size: 4 MB

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David Crook, Isabel Crook

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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