The Cultural Revolution On Trial Mao And The Gang Of Four Studies Of The Weatherhead East Asian Institute Columbia University

Author: Alexander C. Cook
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 052113529X
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The trial of Cultural Revolution leaders, including Mao's widow and her Gang of Four, was the signal event in China's post-Mao transition. In its wake, Chinese socialism emerged from the rubble of the Cultural Revolution to create the China that we know today. This spectacular show trial was a curious example of transitional justice, marking a break from the trauma of the past, a shift to the present era of reform, and a blueprint for building a better future. In this groundbreaking reconstruction of the most famous trial in Chinese history, Alex Cook shows how the event laid the cornerstone for a new model of socialist justice; at the same time, a comparison of official political and legal sources with works of popular literature reveals the conflicted cultural dimensions of this justice. The result, Cook argues, saved Chinese socialism as ruling ideology, but at the cost of its revolutionary soul.

The Cultural Revolution On Trial

Author: Alexander C. Cook
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521761115
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Introduction -- Indictment -- Monsters -- Testimony -- Emotions -- Verdict -- Vanity -- Conclusion -- Index of Chinese terms

The Cultural Revolution On Trial

Author: Alexander C. Cook
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316785092
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Title: The Cultural Revolution on trial: Mao and the Gang of Four / Alexander C.
Cook (University of California, Berkeley). ... Series: Studies of the Weatherhead
East Asian Institute, Columbia University | Includes bibliographical references
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The Chinese Typewriter

Author: Thomas S. Mullaney
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262036363
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The Art Of Cloning

Author: Pang Laikwan
Publisher: Verso Books
ISBN: 1784785229
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In The Art of Cloning, Pang Laikwan examines this period in Chinese history when ordinary citizens read widely, traveled extensively through the country, and engaged in a range of cultural and artistic activities.

Anyuan

Author: Elizabeth J. Perry
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520271890
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Perry’s account of Anyuan is fresh and original, making a convincing case for the area’s enduring contribution to the revolution.” - Joseph W. Esherick, UC San Diego, author of Ancestral Leaves

Chinese Law In Imperial Eyes

Author: Li Chen
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231540213
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This book captures the cultural impact of the ever-shifting balance of economic and political power on the self-imagination of Euroamerican and Chinese actors in their contact zones and beyond.

Death By A Thousand Cuts

Author: Timothy Brook
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674027732
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By examining these works in light of European conventions associated with despotic government, Christian martyrdom, and ecstatic suffering, the authors unpack the stereotype of innate Chinese cruelty and explore the mixture of fascination ...

The Magic Of Concepts

Author: Rebecca E. Karl
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822373327
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In this volume, Karl retrieves the economic to argue for a more nuanced and critical account of twentieth-century Chinese and global historical practice.

Mao S Little Red Book

Author: Alexander C. Cook
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107057221
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On the fiftieth anniversary of Quotations from Chairman Mao, this pioneering volume examines the book as a global historical phenomenon.

Doing Fieldwork In China

Author: Maria Heimer
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
ISBN: 9780824830700
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In this volume scholars from around the world reflect on their own fieldwork practice to give practical advice and discuss more general theoretical points.