050307 - 050307 HIST 278 Final either paper or timed four questions Governing rural China Economic impact inequality and it's impact on rural China

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050307 HIST 278 Final: either paper or timed four questions Governing rural China Economic impact / inequality and it’s impact on rural China Elite ruling Cultural Revolution was a real turning point because of the devastation it left, and it’s failures o In it’s aftermath – demolished economy and demoralized society to deal with o Era of demoralization within society Pop culture from late 70s to 80s Poet – Gu Cheng o Demoralization really shaped society o In the fall 2007 – party congress – new leadership is chosen – fifth generation of leadership (Hu Jintao is fourth generation) – people born in the 1950’s – the lost generation Reforms o A lot of uneven impacts o Within society – intellectuals in the 1980s still critiquing and looking to what comes next o Why was Marxism / Leninism appealing Putting China on top, idealist o By the 1980s this is gone – back to criticisms of their own society – see this most in TV series in the 1980s called He Xiang Criticizes Communist party for not pursuing global connections,
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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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050307 - 050307 HIST 278 Final either paper or timed four questions Governing rural China Economic impact inequality and it's impact on rural China

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