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Title Peasant society and Marxist intellectuals in China : Fang Zhimin and the origin of a revolutionary movement in the Xinjiang region / Kamal Sheel.
Imprint Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 1989.
©1989

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Description 1 online resource (284 pages)
Series Princeton Legacy Library
Princeton legacy library.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
In English.
Print version record.
Subject Fang, Zhimin, 1899-1935.
Fang, Zhimin, 1899-1935.
Communism -- China -- Jiangxi Sheng -- History.
Communists -- China -- Biography.
Peasant uprisings -- China -- Jiangxi Sheng -- History.
China.
China -- Jiangxi Sheng.
Genre Biographies.
History.
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Tables -- Preface -- Map -- Chapter One. The Xinjiang Region -- Chapter Two. Impact of the Taiping Rebellion on Rural Areas in the Xinjiang Region -- Chapter Three. New Pressures on Small Rural Cultivators: Imperialism, the State, and the Small-Peasant Economy -- Chapter Four. The Landed Upper Class and the Crisis of Paternalism -- Chapter Five. Exploitation, Protests, and Uprisings -- Chapter Six. Fang Zhimin: The Rise of a Revolutionary Peasant Leader -- Chapter Seven. The United Front in Jiangxi: Urban Forces and the Organization of the Peasant Association Movement, 1924--1927 -- Chapter Eight. From Peasant Movement to Communist Revolution: Revolutionary Intellectuals and Peasants in the Xinjiang Region -- Chapter Nine. Conclusion -- References -- Index.
Summary Whereas most writing on the Communist Revolution in China has concentrated on the influence of intellectual leaders, this book examines the role of peasants in the upheaval, viewing them not as a malleable mass but as a dynamic social force interacting with the radical intelligentsia. Focusing on the Xinjiang region, Kamal Sheel traces the historical roots of the early twentieth-century agrarian crisis that led to a large-scale revolution in the late 1920s, one of the most successful peasant movements organized by the Chinese Communists. A fresh analysis emerges of the remarkable Marxist in.
Other Title Print version: Sheel, Kamal, 1950- Peasant society and Marxist intellectuals in China : Fang Zhimin and the origin of a revolutionary movement in the Xinjiang region. Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, ©1989 xvii, 265 pages Princeton Legacy Library 9780691605234