Fanshen: A Documentary of Revolution in a Chinese Village
Author(s) : William Hinton ,
Region : South Asia | Language : English | Product Binding : Paper Back | Year : 2015
ISBN : 9789350023747
INR : 595.00
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, Fanshen is a marvelous and revealing look into life ini 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 prefaceby Fred Magdoff.
William Hinton (1919-2004) was a farmer in Vermont and a legendary figure in the US Left. He wrote many books on post-revolutionary China, including Through a Glass Darkly, Iron Oxen, The Great Reversal, Hundred Day War, Shenfan, and Turning Point in China.
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