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Proletarian Power: Shanghai in the Cultural Revolution

Elizabeth J. Perry - History - 1997 - 249 pages
This pathbreaking book offers the first in-depth study of Chinese labor activism during the momentous upheaval of the Cultural Revolution. Arguing that labor was working at ...
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Popular Protest and Political Culture in Modern China

Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom, Elizabeth J. Perry - History - 1994 - 350 pages
This innovative and widely praised volume uses the dramatic occupation of Tiananmen Square as the foundation for rethinking the cultural dimensions of Chinese politics. Now in ...
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Challenging the Mandate of Heaven: Social Protest and State Power in China

Elizabeth J. Perry - Family & Relationships - 2002 - 343 pages
Social science theories of contentious politics have been based almost exclusively on evidence drawn from the European and American experience, and classic texts in the field ...
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Patrolling the Revolution: Worker Militias, Citizenship, and the Modern ...

Elizabeth J. Perry - History - 2006 - 361 pages
This pioneering study explores the role of working-class militias as vanguard and guardian of the Chinese Revolution. The book begins with the origins of urban militias in the ...
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Danwei: The Changing Chinese Workplace in Historical and Comparative Perspective

Xiaobo Lu, Elizabeth J. Perry - Business & Economics - 1997
The danwei, or work unit, occupies a central place in Chinese society; at one time it was so entrenched in people's daily life that while one could be without a job, one could ...
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Shanghai on Strike: The Politics of Chinese Labor

Elizabeth J. Perry - Political Science - 1995 - 327 pages
This work is an important addition to the rather limited literature on the social history of China during the first half of the twentieth century. It draws on abundant sources ...
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Anyuan: Mining China's Revolutionary Tradition

Elizabeth J. Perry - History - 2012 - 412 pages
How do we explain the surprising trajectory of the Chinese Communist revolution? Why has it taken such a different route from its Russian prototype? An answer, Elizabeth Perry ...
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