041707 - 041707 Paper due Tuesday by midnight Explain the...

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041707 Paper – due Tuesday by midnight. Explain the CR appeal to young people, why were people responsive to the goals of the CR? Or the perceived goals of the CR? What was it about the message, media, education, politics of the people at the time? Propaganda and the media, education, violence, concept of revolution/volunteerism. What happened and why it happened. What? What was CR and why did it happen? What happened to middle school students during the CR, their education, etc. What was it like to be sent-down, what was it like and what effect did it have on people? How did gender factor in on the CR? Thesis, well-structured. Use of secondary sources, own thesis and approach. Land-reform until 1952, the beginning of collectivization in rural areas – the difference between those and land-reform (mutual aid teams, lower level and higher level collectives – increasingly socialist in structure.) By 1956/1957. Process of campaigns and the connection between campaigns in urban areas and state control over those areas. Ways to target people who the regime thought were dangerous (ie: resist Korea, aid America and businessmen) For many Chinese life was improving – new state was able to bring inflation under control, enforce rule over areas where Qing couldn’t reach (except Taiwan). o Positive things for people in rural area – healthcare, schooling, etc. Extension of a national schooling system was now realized. Some of the earlier 19 th century goals for China were starting to be implemented. Culmination of Self-Strengthening and reform goals. o Schools – contradiction in the schools. Two goals: citizens who were technically equipped to modernize/help the state, but also to teach citizens to be loyal to the regime and to be good socialist citizens. Curriculum developed along these dual lines – meshing of the two messages. 1957 – transformed countryside / city. State was beginning to plan the economy – ministries to manage everything. How these networks were extended into rural and urban areas. Rae Yang – begins her schooling in the 50s. At the central levels of government, they’re starting to realize despite productivity in countryside, the increases in agricultural production are not going to be enough to industrialize as quickly as they want – so what are you going to do? Two policy options: one associated with Deng Xiaoping the other associated with Liu Shaoqi. Deng – things that you can produce to use to produce other things (steel for trains
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course HIST 278 taught by Professor Giersch during the Spring '07 term at Wellesley College.

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