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Prosperity's Predicament free pdf This classic in the annals of village studies will be widely read and debated for what it reveals about China's rural dynamics as well as the nature of state power, markets, the military, social relations, and religion. Built on extraordinarily intimate and detailed research in a Sichuan village that Isabel Crook began in 1940, the book provides an unprecedented history of Chinese rural life over the past 70 years, ranging from the Japanese occupation of eastern China to the civil war between Nationalists and Communists to the Cultural Revolution to current marketization. It will be an essential resource for all scholars of contemporary China.

About Isabel Brown Crook

Isabel Brown Crook is professor emerita at Beijing Foreign Studies University. Christina Kelley Gilmartin (1946-2012) was professor of history at Northeastern University. Yu Xiji (1914-2006) was professor emerita of child psychology at Teachers' Training College in Beipei, Sichuan. Gail Hershatter is professor of history at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and past president of the Association for Asian Studies. Emily Honig is professor of history at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

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Author : Isabel Brown Crook
Publisher : Rowman
Data Published : 16 September 2013
ISBN : 1442225742
EAN : 9781442225749
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 352 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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