China since 1949

by Linda Benson

Publisher: Longman/Pearson in New York

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementLinda Benson
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS777.55 .B416 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25042335M
ISBN 109781408237694
LC Control Number2010045105

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Linda Benson is professor of history at Oakland University, Michigan, and author of several books on northwestern China, including "The Ili Rebellion," () "Chinas Last Nomads" () and "China Since " (). She is also the author of numerous scholarly works on Chinas Muslim minorities and the 20th century history of the Xinjiang region/5.

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China on its knees. In China was at an all time historic low. 80% of the population of over a billion were illiterate. Teachers, engineers, doctors and skilled labor were in very short supply; for instance there were only fifteen doctors in the whole of the vast province of rial output had been decimated by war.

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relations, the Cultural Revolution, and the post-Mao China.The victory of the Communist Party against the Kuomintang Party led to the creation of the People’s Republic of China on October 1, Mao Zedong was the chairman of the Communist Party wile Zhou Enlai was the premier of the State Administrative Council.

The party was composed mostly of members from the peasant sector and claimed to be at million at that time.