The Lost Generation
The Rustification of Chinese Youth (1968--1980)
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Chinese University Press, The|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $55.00|
| Book Description: |
The Lost Generation is a vital component to an understanding of Maoism. Bonnin provides a comprehensive account of the critical movement during which seventeen million young "educated" city dwellers were supposed to transform themselves into peasants, potentially for life. Bonnin closely examines the Chinese leadership's motivations and the methods that it used over time to implement its objectives, as well as the day-to-day lives of those young people in the countryside,...