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Revolutionary Committees in the Cultural Revolution Era of China

Exploring a Mode of Governance in Historical and Future Perspectives


About this book


This book analyzes Revolutionary Committees during the Cultural Revolution period in the People’s Republic of China. It aims to draw serious scholarly attention to, and bring about an impartial assessment of, the events in this period independent of partisan hysteria. The project explains what the Revolutionary Committee was composed of, how it formed, and how it differed from the pre- and post-Cultural Revolution governance institutions.


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of PlymouthPlymouthUnited Kingdom

About the authors

Peijie Wang is Professor of Finance, Head of Accounting and Finance, and Associate Head of School for Research, Plymouth Business School, University of Plymouth, UK.

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