Unformatted text preview: o Workers want to overturn state (no state in ideal Communism) Mao says you can’t do that • By 1967-68, Mao needs to stop rampaging students and violence between factions o Revolutionary Committees 1. People’s Liberation Army 2. CCP 3. Mass organizations • Groups that were created to represent important groups o Ex) women’s federation, poor peasants association o Gang of Four – Brains of the revolution Promote food production (grow grain), don’t allow variation Soldiers arrest Gang of four in a “coup” • Put on public trial Mao dies around this time • 1979 – Reform Period o Responsibility System Contracts • Every family contracts with the commune and gives a share of crops • Instead of giving all crops to commune in previous system Greatly improved food supply...
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2012 for the course ANTHROPOLO AN 349 taught by Professor Weller during the Fall '10 term at BU.
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