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4.21.11 - 4.21.11 China's Limited Globalization Maoist...

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4.21.11 China’s Limited Globalization - Maoist transformation - Post-Mao liberalization - Special economic zones—a geographical contradiction? Geographies of China’s “floating population” - Linking scales - Urban-rural dynamics History Japan took over Manchuria and set up a puppet government Much of China was devastated in WWII from Japanese military conquest The Communists were hiding in the mountains 1934 – The Great March across the country 1946-1949- Mao’s communists win over nationalists Maoist/Communist Transformation of China  (Mao: 1949-1976) Collectivization of agriculture:  All land transformed into agricultural communes. Part  of Great Leap Forward. By 1957, agriculture had been 90% collectivized. That took less  than a decade. 700,000 communes. Peasants could have small garden plots, otherwise  they worked on the collective.  Drive to industrialize:  Following Soviet model of focusing on heavy industries. Metals,  oil, coal, weapons. Located in Northeast China for the most part. 
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