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From the "Four Cleans" Movement to the Cultural Revolution: The Origins of Factional Conflicts

@article{Lijun2015FromT,
  title={From the "Four Cleans" Movement to the Cultural Revolution: The Origins of Factional Conflicts},
  author={Yang Li-jun},
  journal={China: An International Journal},
  year={2015},
  volume={13},
  pages={1-24}
}
  • Yang Li-jun
  • Published 2015
  • Economics
  • China: An International Journal
In this article, based on rich historical materials and data, the author argues that the pre-Cultural Revolution period, especially the Socialist Education Movement known as the “Four Cleans Movement”, had a significant impact on the Cultural Revolution. The article looks into the factions of a middle-sized state-owned enterprise textile factory in Yuci city, Shanxi province, and examines the role that faction leaders played during the entire movement. Analysing the rich and systematic… Expand
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