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Notes on Rural Development in China from the 1950s to 1980s: From Mutual Aid to Co-Operatives to People‚Äôs Communes to Household Responsibility

Notes and appendices by Dr Jerry Jones in support of a presentation to the CUiSL class on 6 May 2014 Preamble First, China is a very large, complex country, with a highly decentralized political structure, with a lot of local autonomy. Thus, what I report here applies to some areas much more than others. Very […]