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Authority and welfare in China

modern debates in historical perspective

by Michael Twohey

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • Authoritarianism -- China -- History.,
    • China -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-215) and index.

      StatementMichael Twohey.
      SeriesStudies on the Chinese economy
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ1510 .T95 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 227 p. ;
      Number of Pages227
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL363400M
      ISBN 100312217463
      LC Control Number98023638


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Contents: Preface Introduction PART ONE: ANCIENT AUTHORITY AND WELFARE Authority and Welfare in the Ancient Confucian Texts Kang Youwei Liang Qichao PART TWO: REVOLUTIONARY AUTHORITY AND WELFARE Sun Yatsen Mao Zedong Deng Xiaoping PART THREE: NEW AUTHORITY AND WELFARE.

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