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Politics and Purges in China : Rectification and the Decline of Party Norms, 1950-65 - Frederick C. Teiwes

Politics and Purges in China

Rectification and the Decline of Party Norms, 1950-65

Paperback Published: 6th December 1993
ISBN: 9781563242274
Number Of Pages: 664
For Ages: 18 years old

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Drawing upon released documents, memoirs and party-history works, the process and impact of the political campaigns in China between 1950 and 1965 is documented. Complete with extensive interviews with Chinese scholars and former officials, the book reviews the findings of the first edition.

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Introduction to the Second Edition
Introduction to the First Editionp. 3
Doctrine, Methods and Historical Development
Rectification Doctrinep. 13
The Rectification Process: Methods, Sanctions and Effectivenessp. 25
The Origins of Rectificationp. 46
Rectification According to the Norms, 1950-1957
Rectification and the Consolidation of Power, 1950-1953p. 83
The Purge of Gao Gang and Rao Shuship. 130
The Hundred Flowers Experimentp. 166
The Anti-Rightist Campaignp. 216
The Norms Under Stress: Rectification and Purging, 1957-1965
Rectification and the Great Leap Forwardp. 261
The Dismissal of Peng Dehuaip. 301
Rectification and "Verdict Reversal" during the Crisis Years, 1960-1962p. 345
Socialist Education, 1962-1965p. 385
Conclusionp. 467
Notesp. 495
Selected Bibliographyp. 559
Indexp. 575
About the Authorp. 594
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ISBN: 9781563242274
ISBN-10: 1563242273
Series: Studies on Contemporary China (M.E. Sharpe Paperback)
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 18 years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 664
Published: 6th December 1993
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.81 x 15.34  x 4.7
Weight (kg): 0.96
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition