Fanshen: A Documentary of Revolution in a Chinese Village (Paperback)

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More than forty years after its initial publication, William Hinton's Fanshen continues to be the essential volume for those fascinated with China's revolutionary process of rural reform and social change. A pioneering work, Fanshan is a marvelous and revealing look into life in the Chinese countryside, where tradition and modernity have had both a complimentary and caustic relationship in the years since the Chinese Communist Party first came to power. It is a rare, concrete record of social struggle and transformation, as witnessed by a participant. Fanshen continues to offer profound insight into the lives of peasants and China's complex social processes. Rediscover this classic volume, which includes a new preface by Fred Magdoff.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781583671757
ISBN-10: 1583671757
Publisher: Monthly Review Press
Publication Date: April 1st, 2008
Pages: 637
Language: English