Women’s Liberation, Marriage and Family

Harbour of the Fatherland

Harbour of the Fatherland

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Women’s Liberation, Marriage and Family

Marriage Law of the People’s Republic of China, promulgated on May 1, 1950. (Peking: FLP, 1950), 1st edition, 50 pages. First edition. (Peking: FLP, 3rd ed. 1973), 16 pages, much sharper image, 1950 marriage law itself unchanged. Third edition.

Women In China Today pamphlet series, published by the All-China Democratic Women’s Federation, October-November 1952. (Only these numbers yet available.)

Liu Hu-lan — Story of a Girl Revolutionary, by Liang Hsing. A short biography of a revolutionary hero, (Peking: FLP, 1953), 97 pages.

Minority Women of China, in Chinese but the pamphlet mostly consists of color paintings of minority women of different regions of China in their traditional dress. (Peking: 1958), 34 pages.

A Divorce Trial in China, by Felix Greene, (New England Free Press, 1970), 16 pages. Originally published as a chapter in Greene’s book Awakened China: The Country Americans Don’t Know (1961)

The Struggle Between Two Lines at the Moscow World Congress of Women, six statements, articles and reports. (Peking: FLP, 1963), 70 pages. [Our apologies for the darkened paper in the copy scanned, though it is still quite legible.]

New Women in New China, a collection of 10 articles showing the diverse roles that women were playing in revolutionary China. Includes many photographs. (Peking: FLP, 1972), 96 pages.

Chinese Women in the Fight for Socialism, a collection of 13 articles about the advances made by women in the New China. Includes many photographs. [Note: While this book was issued in 1977 after the capitalist-roaders had come to power after Mao’s death, it still mostly reflects the achievements made under socialism.] (Peking: FLP, 1977), 158 pages (116 pages of text).

Marriage Law of the People’s Republic of China, effective January 1, 1981. (Beijing: FLP, 1st ed. 1982), 40 pages.

How Can Socialism Ensure the Full Liberation of Women?, by Joan Hinton, revised Jan. 1, 1997, 8 pages.

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The Countryside and Collectivization

Farming pigs for the Revolution

Farming pigs for the Revolution

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The Countryside and Collectivization

The Agrarian Reform Law of the People’s Republic of China – Together with other relevant documents. Includes On the Agrarian Reform Law by Liu Shao-chi. (Peking: FLP, 1950), 115 pages.

Co-operative Farming in China, Decisions on the Development of Agricultural Producers’ Co-operatives Adopted by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China. (Peking: FLP, 1954), 43 pages.

Decisions on Agricultural Co-operation, adopted at the Sixth Plenary Session (Enlarged) of the Seventh Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, Oct. 11, 1955. Includes also Explanatory Notes to the Draft Decisions on Agricultural Co-operation, by Chen Po-ta, a speech delivered on Oct. 4, 1955 at Sixth Plenary Session. (Peking: FLP, 1956), 57 pages.

The Socialist Upsurge in China’s Countryside, edited by Mao Tse-tung and comrades, (Peking: FLP, 1957), 516 pages. A large book containing 44 articles describing the socialist transformation of rural China, with important editorial introductions.

People’s Communes in China, six resolutions and articles from August-September 1958 about the establishment of people’s communes in the Chinese countryside. (Peking: FLP, 1958), 100 pages.

The Whole Party and the Whole People Go in for Agricultural in a Big Way, by Liao Lu-yen. (Peking: FLP, 1960), 27 pages.

China’s Fight for Grain, by Anna Louise Strong, (Peking: New World Press, 1963), 59 pages.

The Rise of the Chinese People’s Communes—And Six Years After, by Anna Louise Strong, (Peking: New World Press, 1964), 258 pages.

Tachai — Standard Bearer in China’s Agriculture, (Peking: FLP, 1972), 52 pages.

Inside a People’s Commune, by Chu Li and Tien Chieh-yun. (Peking: FLP, 1974), 258 pages.

Sandstone Hollow — Transformation of a Mountain Village, by Tang Feng-chang. (Peking: FLP, 1975), 159 pages.

Report From Tungting — A People’s Commune on Taihu Lake, by Wu Chou, (Peking: FLP, 1975), 88 pages.

Let the Whole Party Mobilize for a Vast Effort to Develop Agriculture and Build Tachai-type Counties Throughout the Country — Summing-Up Report at the National Conference on Learning from Tachai in Agriculture (Oct. 15, 1975), by Hua Kuo-feng. (Peking: FLP, 1975), 84 pages.

Speech at the Second National Conference on Learning from Tachai in Agriculture, by Hua Kuo-feng, December 25, 1976. (Peking: FLP, 1977), 51 pages.

Tachai — The Red Banner, by Wen Yin and Liang Hua. (Peking: FLP, 1977), 229 pages.

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General Information about Chinese Society

Setting up a new home in a mountain village

Setting up a new home in a mountain village

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General Information about Chinese Society

Complete and Consolidate the Victory, New China Library Series No. 1; 8 articles from early 1950 about developments in China as well as on international affairs. (Peking: FLP, May 1950), 59 pages.

China’s Feet Unbound, by Wilfred G. Burchette, (London: Lawrence and Wishart, 1952), 196 pages. About the rapid changes in China during the first couple years of the People’s Republic.

China’s New Creative Age, by Hewlett Johnson, Dean of Canterbury, (London: Lawrence and Wishart, 1953), 208 pages.

A Great Decade, by Chou En-lai, 1959. Summing up the achievements of the country in the decade since the founding of the People’s Republic of China. (Peking: FLP, 1959), 45 pages.

Letters From China: Numbers 11-20, by Anna Louise Strong, (Peking: New World Press, 1964), 186 pages. (Missing interior title page; otherwise complete.)

In Celebration of 21st Anniversary of Founding of the People’s Republic of China, Hsinhua News Agency press report, Sept. 30, 1970, 36 double pages with print in teletype font.

Geography of China, English language edition, (Peking: FLP, 1972), 68 pages.

China – A Geographical Sketch, a revised and enlarged version of the above pamphlet, (Peking: FLP, 1974), 144 pages.

Some Basic Facts About China: Ten Questions and Answers, Supplement to China Reconstructs magazine, Jan. 1974, 95 pages. Includes sections on People’s Communes, Neighbourhood Life, the General Line for Socialist Construction, National Economic Development, the Policy of ‘Walking on Two Legs’, Women, Minorities, Education and Health.

More Basic Facts About China, Supplement to China Reconstructs magazine, Jan. 1976, 105 pages. Includes sections on Socialist Economic Construction, How the Oil Industry was Developed, Tachai Commune and the Socialist Countryside, Education, Factories Run their own Colleges, Barefoot Doctors, Cadre Schools, etc.

New China’s First Quarter Century, (Peking: FLP, 1975), 228 pages.

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