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China Under Mao

  • Bill Brugger
  • Stephen Reglar
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Abstract

Early twentieth-century China was characterised by a dilapidated Confucian state at the mercy of foreign powers which disintegrated into revolution, warlordism, corruption and despair. Yet there was said to exist pockets of dynamism in a sluggish economy, experiments at modernisation within an ossified patriarchal bureaucracy and an ‘Asiatic’ economy within a growing network of market relations.

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© Bill Brugger and Stephen Reglar 1994

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  • Bill Brugger
  • Stephen Reglar

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