The Resource Rise of the Red Engineers : the Cultural Revolution and the Origins of China's New Class, (electronic resource)

Rise of the Red Engineers : the Cultural Revolution and the Origins of China's New Class, (electronic resource)

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Rise of the Red Engineers : the Cultural Revolution and the Origins of China's New Class
Title
Rise of the Red Engineers
Title remainder
the Cultural Revolution and the Origins of China's New Class
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Language
eng
Summary
Rise of the Red Engineers explains the tumultuous origins of the class of technocratic officials who rule China today. In a fascinating account, author Joel Andreas chronicles how two mutually hostile groups-the poorly educated peasant revolutionaries who seized power in 1949 and China's old educated elite-coalesced to form a new dominant class. After dispossessing the country's propertied classes, Mao and the Communist Party took radical measures to eliminate class distinctions based on education, aggravating antagonisms between the new political and old cultural elites. Ultimately, however, Mao's attacks on both groups during the Cultural Revolution spurred inter-elite unity, paving the way-after his death-for the consolidation of a new class that combined their political and cultural resources. This story is told through a case study of Tsinghua University, which-as China's premier school of technology-was at the epicenter of these conflicts and became the party's preferred training ground for technocrats, including many of China's current leaders
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Midwest
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Andreas, Joel
Dewey number
305.5/24095109045
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Elite (Social sciences)
  • Engineers
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • Social classes
  • Electronic books
  • China
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adult
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Rise of the Red Engineers : the Cultural Revolution and the Origins of China's New Class, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11891549
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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MWT11891549
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT11891549
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11891549
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Rise of the Red Engineers : the Cultural Revolution and the Origins of China's New Class, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11891549
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11891549
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11891549
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891549
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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