people’s communes

Paul R. Gregory and Kate Zhou: How China Won and Russia Lost

A report from Policy Review of Stanford University’s Hoover Institution compares and contrasts agricultural reforms and their outcomes in China and in the Soviet Union: On a dark November night in 1978, 18 Chinese peasants...

China’s last people’s commune – Gu Feng and Xu Lin

From, via China Elections and Governance: Wu Zhengen goes about his work as he always does. The deputy Party secretary of the fourth production team of Zhoujiazhuang Township in Jinzhou City, Hebei Province, is busy in his office, making phone calls to his team members to confirm their work assignments. Mounted on the wall […]

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