Agrarian China

selected source materials from Chinese authors
  • 257 Pages
  • 1.71 MB
  • English
University Publications of America , Arlington, Va
Agriculture -- China., Agriculture -- Economic aspects., Land tenure -- C
Statementcompiled and translated by the Research Staff of the Secretariat, Institute of Pacific Relations ; with an introd. by R. H. Tawney.
SeriesChina studies, Studies in Chinese history and civilization, China studies (Arlington, Va.)
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 257 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22007663M
ISBN 100890930848

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History. The development of farming over the course of China's history has played a key role in supporting the growth of what is now the largest population in the world. Analysis of stone tools by Professor Liu Li and others has shown that hunter-gather–19, years ago ground wild plants with the same tools that would later be used for millet and rice.

In China: Reconstruction and consolidation, – Under the Agrarian Reform Law ofthe property of rural landlords was confiscated and redistributed, which fulfilled a promise to the peasants and smashed a class identified as feudal or semifeudal.

The property of traitors, “bureaucrat capitalists” (especially the “four big families” of the Nationalist Party.

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This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).