Ralph C. CROIZIER

China’s turbulent twentieth century was marked by a series of violent revolutions from 1911 to 1949 and then the “revolution within the revolution” that occurred during Mao’s last years. They changed every aspect of Chinese life and society, but perhaps not so completely as it seemed at the time. It is unwise to completely ignore the potential legacy of past revolutions for inspiring future social movements.

Revolution is a twentieth-century phenomenon in China, although the

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