Beispielbild für diese ISBN
Titel: Model rebels : the rise and fall of China's ...
Berkeley, CA : University of California Press , c2001. Orig. cloth binding. No dustjacket. xvi, 219 pp.,  pp. plates. 23 cm. - Study on the events and forces that led to the protest that led to the fall and trial of Yu Zuomin, the celebrated Communist Party Secretary of China's richest village, Daqui. Condition : very good. ISBN 0520225325 [KEYWORDS: CHINA, criminal law. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 196731
Inhaltsangabe: A portentous tale of rural rebellion unfolds in Bruce Gilley's moving chronicle of a village on the northern China plains during the post-1978 economic reform era. Gilley examines how Daqiu Village, led by Yu Zuomin, a charismatic 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. A growing campaign of political resistance led to increasing tensions between the villagers and the Chinese state, and eventually, in an event that made headlines around the world, an armed confrontation between the village and higher authorities backed by paramilitary police brought Yu Zuomin and his village crashing down.
"Bruce Gilley offers us a riveting tale of local resistance and a timely reminder that great wealth can trigger defiance rather than acquiescence."?Kevin O'Brien, author of Reform Without Liberalization
"This engrossing narrative explains how Yu Zuomin, a dedicated communist, took advantage of China's market reforms to lead his historically poverty-stricken Daqiu Village to astounding and ostentatious wealth. Bruce Gilley portrays Yu as a new kind of peasant rebel. He in sightfully draws out the way in which the Party-run Chinese media first lavished praise on Yu and then, when he overstepped his bounds, demonized him."?Thomas Gold, author of State and Society in the Taiwan Miracle
"The meteoric rise and fall of China's most famous village, Daqiu, and its audacious former boss, Yu Zuomin, provides a cautionary tale of the perils and pitfalls of 'getting rich quick' in post-reform China. In this outstanding book, Bruce Gilley turns a powerful microscope on Daqiu, skillfully rendering its story as a first-class political thriller. Gilley writes so well, his arguments and exposition are so clear, and his case study is so fascinating that the reader is apt to devour it in a single sitting?as I did."?Richard Baum, author of Burying Mao: Chinese Politics in the Age of Deng Xiaoping
Dieser Anbieter akzeptiert die folgenden Zahlungsarten:
ZVAB Verkäufer seit 7. Oktober 1999
Condition of the books is VG or better, unless otherwise stated. Returns allowed within 8 days after reception of the book (after prior notification).
Books are subject to prior sale. Orders usually ship within 2-3 business days. Shipping of books outside the EU, or to commercial and institional addresses is at buyers risk. Airmail & insurance rates on request. No discounts possible on orders through Abebooks. The displayed shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. All disputes...
Orders usually ship within 2-3 business days. Shipping of books outside the EU, or to commercial and institional addresses is at buyers risk. Airmail & insurance rates on request. The displayed shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.
Anbieterinformationen: In business since 1923 we are specialized in law, philosophy and other scholarly books from the 16th - 20th century. We also carry a general stock and we have permanently in stock ca. 60.000 titles. Visit only by appointment. Member of ILAB and the NVVA, the Dutch Antiquarian Booksellers Association.