China during the Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976: A Selected Bibliography of English Language Works

China during the Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976: A Selected Bibliography of English Language Works

China during the Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976: A Selected Bibliography of English Language Works

China during the Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976: A Selected Bibliography of English Language Works

Synopsis

One of the most tumultuous periods in modern Chinese history, the Cultural Revolution affected virtually all Chinese people and all aspects of Chinese life, including art, music and drama, education, factory management, economic planning, and medical care. Studies of the Cultural Revolution, in both Chinese and Western languages, have burgeoned over the past three decades. This comprehensive, easy-to-use bibliography provides a guide to published English-language sources on the Cultural Revolution. With over a thousand entries, it includes books, monographs, dissertations, and audio-visual materials on a broad range of topics from the military, education, religion, and economics to foreign relations, population, art, literature, and drama.

Excerpt

This bibliography includes a selection of over 1,000 titles of books, monographs, theses, dissertations, and audio-visual materials. It covers a broad range of subjects related to the Chinese Cultural Revolution and its impact on China. This bibliography is arranged in eight main parts: Part I. Documents and Reference Works; Part II. General Works; Part III. Special Periods; Part IV. Cultural Revolution in Provinces and Municipalities; Part V. Special Subjects; Part VI. Biographies, Memoirs, and Firsthand Observations; Part. VII. Travelers' Reports; and Part VIII. Audio-visual and Microform Materials.

Part I is given over to Chinese Communist Party and government documents, Red Guards documents and publications, collective, selected historical bibliographies, directories, dictionaries, and other reference works. Part II, General Works, consists of works of a composite nature covering the entire period of the Chinese Cultural Revolution (1966-1976). Part III covers works which focus on four major periods: the great chaos period (1966-1969); the Lin Biao Affair (around 1970 to 1971), 1970-1976 (criticism of Lin Biao and Confucius, leadership succession crisis, elimination of the Gang of Four); and the trial of Lin Biao and the Gang of Four cliques. Part IV includes those materials related to the Cultural Revolution in provinces and municipalities. Part V is arranged according to various topics, such as military, education, culture, youth, women, intellectuals, religion, health care, population, science and technology, economics, law and legislation, foreign policies and foreign relations, social life, archaeology, art, language, literature, music, film, drama, and sports. Part VI is divided into two sections. The first section is a collection of biographies about major actors on the Chinese political scene as well as some ordinary people, while the second section consists of works recording the memories and firsthand observations of those who spent their lives living and . . .

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