Rise of the Red Engineers: The Cultural Revolution and the Origins of China's New Class

@inproceedings{Andreas2009RiseOT,
  title={Rise of the Red Engineers: The Cultural Revolution and the Origins of China's New Class},
  author={J. Andreas},
  year={2009}
}
Rise of the Red Engineers explains the tumultuous origins of the class of technocratic officials who rule China today. In a fascinating account, author Joel Andreas chronicles how two mutually hostile groups-the poorly educated peasant revolutionaries who seized power in 1949 and China's old educated elite-coalesced to form a new dominant class. After dispossessing the country's propertied classes, Mao and the Communist Party took radical measures to eliminate class distinctions based on… Expand
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