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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (1): 51–78.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Yixin Chen Abstract This article examines how Mao’s grand strategy for Cold War competition inflicted a catastrophic agricultural failure in China and victimized tens of millions of Chinese peasants. It argues that Khrushchev’s 1957 boast about the Soviet Union surpassing the United States in key...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (4): 585–587.
Published: 01 October 2017
... work bring the subject to life: by recalling their youthful participation in the perennial struggle against hunger in the villages, her informants open a new door to understanding rural life in China under Mao. The book is also based on a wide-ranging examination of biographies, diaries, news articles...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (4): 753–755.
Published: 01 October 2019
... with the ideal of their leader Mao Zedong. In the 1920s, DeMare explains, Mao envisioned a new China that would arise from an agrarian revolution of poor peasants against exploitative landlords through confiscating and redistributing property and suppressing those who dared to fight back. After some initial...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (4): 755–757.
Published: 01 October 2019
... and fiction, Brian DeMare in Land Wars fluently narrates how the Chinese Communists reframed rural society from 1945 to 1952 in accordance with the ideal of their leader Mao Zedong. In the 1920s, DeMare explains, Mao envisioned a new China that would arise from an agrarian revolution of poor peasants against...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (4): 587–588.
Published: 01 October 2017
... Reviews 587 derstanding governance in contemporary China. Schmalzer s epilogue discusses how aspects of Chinese agriculture today remain rooted in practices of the Mao period. Industrialization has proceeded largely along conventional lines since Mao s death, featuring massive applications of chemical...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (1): 55–77.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Príncipe,” Centro de Estudos Africanos e Orientais, Universidade Portucalense, Africana 25 ( 2002 ): 7 – 48 ; Marina Annie Berthet , “Reflexões sobre as roças em São Tomé e Príncipe,” Estudos Históricos 25 (July–Dec. 2012 ): 331 – 51 ; Francisco Mantero , A mão de obra em São Tomé...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (1): 115–116.
Published: 01 January 2002
... Richest Village. By Bruce Gilley. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001. 235 pp., $45.00, hardback, ISBN 0-520-22532-5; $15.95, paperback, ISBN 0-520-22533-3. When Chinese Communist Party Chairman Mao Zedong finally died in 1976, the village of Daqiu remained a poor, bleak place. Located forty...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 January 2009
... industriapl roduction toexceed thatof Great Britain, the second capitalistnation.A secondmotivation, as Mao became increasinglydisillusionedwithKhrushchev,was to sur pass Soviet Russia itselfand lead thecommunistworld. This global goal ofMao's requiredconsiderable sacrificefromChinese peasants as ever larger...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (1): 116–118.
Published: 01 January 2002
... subjects. John Hennen Morehead State University Model Rebels: The Rise and Fall of China's Richest Village. By Bruce Gilley. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001. 235 pp., $45.00, hardback, ISBN 0-520-22532-5; $15.95, paperback, ISBN 0-520-22533-3. When Chinese Communist Party Chairman Mao Zedong...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (4): 635–637.
Published: 01 October 2018
... of panda conservation: the Wanglang Nature Reserve in northern Sichuan. The first four chapters of the book explore the panda s rapid rise to prominence during the Mao years, first as a tool of mass education in the early 1950s, then, following the demographically and ecologically disastrous Great Leap...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (4): 583–585.
Published: 01 October 2017
... a new door to understanding rural life in China under Mao. The book is also based on a wide-ranging examination of biographies, diaries, news articles, and popular fiction. Thanks to Schmalzer s sifting, the material reveals how Maoist demands and dicta were understood and acted upon across China s...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (3): 397–422.
Published: 01 July 2017
... of the US model ( checkered though its origins were, as Tore reminds us) even in the Mao era, when for political reasons no US model was supposed Roundtable: Green Revolutions 407 to hold sway. The influence can be found at the concrete level in the organization of the extension system, and at the abstract...
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Agricultural History (2024) 98 (2): 223–247.
Published: 01 May 2024
... of grain production under state control. Contrary to conventional wisdom, China's economy under Mao was not entirely closed and autarkic; recent studies reveal that foreign trade played a crucial role in supplementing China's domestic economy and meeting its diverse economic needs. 2 In addition...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (1): 29–50.
Published: 01 January 2009
..., but these were tactical and readily adjusted. Certainly, in the tense atmosphere of December 1950, with Mao's troops pouring into South Korea and the spec tre of atomic war looming, Canadian ministers happily signed onto theUS economic embargo of China. "Surely, peace withWashington," a Canadian...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (3): 328–350.
Published: 01 July 2018
... Muriandambo , interview by author, Aug, 11, 2005 , copy held by author. 29. Lutero Almeida , “Nota de Informação no. 111/70, Inspecção do rendimento da mão-de-obra utilizada na mina Capala,” (Oct. 6, 1970 ), p. 4 , Folder 84G, 13, MAUC. 30. António Ramos , “Resposta” (Dec. 12, 1970...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (3): 386–412.
Published: 01 July 2020
... of a Visit to Nanking,” in Chinese Scenes and People: With Notices of Christian Missions and Missionary Life in a Series of Letters from Various Parts of China , by Jane R. Edkins (London: James Nisbet and Co., 1863), 252. 13. Mao Xianglin, Duishan shuwu mo yu lu , 16 juan (Huzhou: Zuiliutang, 1870...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (4): 636–655.
Published: 01 October 2019
... the real estate market in agricultural lands. Endowed with the right to preempt sales and substitute itself for buyers on the open market, the SAFER prompted many critics to accuse the government of Soviet-style authoritarianism.10 Large-scale land reform was associated with Mao s agricultural revolution...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (2): 220–254.
Published: 01 April 2006
... and Modernity in Post-Mao China (1984-2002 University of Southern California, Los Angeles (USA), 2005. 224 / Agricultural History Loew, Daniel. "Crop Farming in China: Technology, Markets, Institutions and the Use of Pesticides." Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule Zuerich (Switzerland),2003. Pandian, Anand...
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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (1): 2–253.
Published: 01 January 2003
... the ChineseEarth:Aspectsof theEvaluationof the Chinesefrom Earliest7imesto Mao Tse-tungT, he,46:1:246-47 Buck,JohnLossing Food andAgriculturein CommunisCt hina,42:4:381-82 Buck,NormanS., 46:1:219 Buck,SolonJ., 37:4:187 Illinoisin 1818, 43:1:188-89 Index/ 37 Buck,T.T, 37:4:187 Buechler,HansC. LandReformandSocialRevolutionin...