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Author Gilley, Bruce, 1966-

Title Model rebels : the rise and fall of China's richest village / Bruce Gilley
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [2001]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 219 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents Illustrations; Tables; Prologue; One: Yanzhao Elegy; Two: Four Hens and a Slogan; Three:Long Live Understanding!; Figures; Four: Outlaws of the Marsh; Five: Conclusions; Afterword; Appendix; Notes; References; Index
Summary This is the chronicle of a village on the northern China plains during the post-1978 economic reforms. It examines how Daqiu Village led by Yu Zuomin, a Communist Party secretary and president of the local industrial conglomerate, became the richest village in China and a model for the rural reforms of the 1980s and early 1990s
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-210) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Yu, Zuomin -- Political activity.
Crime -- China -- Daqiu Zhuang.
Peasants -- China -- Daqiu Zhuang.
Daqiu Zhuang (China) -- Economic conditions.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 00022321
ISBN 0520225325 (alk. paper)
0520225333 (paperback; alk. paper)
052092567X (electronic bk.)
0585444056 (electronic bk.)
9780520225329 (alk. paper)
9780520225336 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780520925670 (electronic bk.)
9780585444055 (electronic bk.)