Rebellion and Repression in China, 1966–1971

  title={Rebellion and Repression in China, 1966–1971},
  author={Andrew G. Walder},
  journal={Social Science History},
  pages={513 - 539}
  • A. Walder
  • Published 27 July 2015
  • Political Science
  • Social Science History
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