Paternalist Terror: The Campaign to Suppress Counterrevolutionaries and Regime Consolidation in the PeopleÕs Republic of China, 1950-1953

  title={Paternalist Terror: The Campaign to Suppress Counterrevolutionaries and Regime Consolidation in the People{\~O}s Republic of China, 1950-1953},
  author={Julia C. Strauss},
  journal={Comparative Studies in Society and History},
  pages={80 - 105}
  • Julia C. Strauss
  • Published 1 January 2002
  • Political Science
  • Comparative Studies in Society and History
It has long been recognized that great social-political revolutions have tended to be marked by three common experiences: (1) the ironic completion of the state building project of the ancient régime through strengthening of the state and its bureaucracy; (2) external warfare; and (3) the deployment of revolutionary terror, often initially restricted to obvious enemies of the new order, then expanding to larger groups in society and eventually consuming much of the revolutionary elite itself… 
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  • 1951
Zai zhongyang renmin zhengfu zhengwuyuan huiyishang guanyu zhenya fangeming gongzuode baogao,
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Zai zhongyang zhengwuyuan zhengwu huitishang guanyu zhenya fangeming gongzuo baogao,
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  • 1951
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report given at the second year commemoration of the establishment of the New Democracy Youth Corps on 4 May 1951; newspaper clipping in Shanghai Municipal Archives (SMA), C21/2/98
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