The Early Years of the Revolutionary Struggle – Part 1 – 19th century – 1936

Yi Ho Tuan fighters attacking the aggressors at Langfang

Yi Ho Tuan fighters attacking the aggressors at Langfang

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The Early Years of the Revolutionary Struggle – Part 1 – 19th century – 1936

Fundamental Laws of the Chinese Soviet Republic, with an introduction by Bela Kun, International Publishers, New York, 1934, 92 pages.

Notes on ten years of civil war, 1927-1936, Chen Po-ta, FLP, Peking, 1954, 108 pages.

Republican China – Nationalism, War, and the Rise of Communism 1911-1949, Franz Schurmann and Orville Schell, Vintage, New York, 1967, 394 pages.

The Opium War, by the Compilation Group for the History of Modern China Series, 1st edition, 149 pages. (Peking: FLP, 1976)

The Reform Movement of 1898, by the Compilation Group for the History of Modern China Series, 1st edition, (Peking: FLP, 1976), 150 pages.

The Yi Ho Tuan Movement of 1900, by the Compilation Group for the History of Modern China Series, about what is called the Boxer Rebellion in the West, (Peking: FLP, 1976), 148 pages.

The Awakening of China, by James H. Dolsen, (Chicago: Daily Worker Publishing Co., 1926), 267 pages.

China In Revolt, Soviet and Comintern documents, (Not dated, but probably from around 1927), 68 pages. Includes:

  • The Prospects of the Revolution in China, speech by Comrade Stalin in the Chinese Commission of the enlarged Executive Committee of the Communist International (E.C.C.I.) on Nov. 30, 1926. Speech by Tan Ping-shan in the Plenary Session of the E.C.C.I.
  • China and the Capitalist World, a speech by Comrade Manuilsky.
  • The Prerequisites and Tasks of the Chinese Revolution, a speech by Comrade Bucharin at the Russian Party Conference.

Stalin and the Chinese Revolution, by Chen Po-ta [Chen Boda], April 21, 1952. Focuses on Stalin’s contributions in the 1920s to the development of the Chinese Revolution. (Peking: FLP, 1953), 68 pages. [Note this scan has some bleed-through from the print on the reverse sides of the pages, but is still legible.]

Civil War in Nationalist China, by Earl Browder, (Chicago: Labor Unity Pub. Ass’n, 1927), 67 pages.

China’s Millions: Revolution in Central China, 1927, by Anna Louise Strong, (Peking: New World Press, 1965), 206 pages. This is a re-issue of the 1927 volume which was the first of a projected six volume set of her Selected Works on China’s Revolution. [We do not know if the other projected volumes were published later.]

People’s Tribute, edited by T’ang Liang-li. Supportive of Chiang Kai-shek and Wang Ching-wei. Volume 1, #1-3, March-April-May 1931, first three issues bound as one, 116 pages.

War in the Far East, by Henry Hall, International Pamphlets (N.Y.), No. 2, 1932, 32 pages.

War in China, by Ray Stewart, International Pamphlets (N.Y.), No. 19, 1932, 32 pages.

Soviet China, by M. James & R. Doonping, International Pamphlets (N.Y.), No. 20, 1932, 30 pages. [Note: Unfortunately page 31 is missing in this scan.]

Suppressing Communist-Banditry in China, edited by T’ang Liang-li, and of course representing the Chiang Kai-shek/Guomindang point of view. (Shanghai: 1934), 146 pages.

The Revolutionary Movement in the Colonial Countries, by Wang Ming, the revised copy of the speech given on Aug. 7, 1935 in Moscow at the Seventh World Congress of the Communist International. (NY: Workers Library Publishers, 1935), 68 pages.

On the Long March with Chairman Mao, by Chen Chang-feng, a PLA orderly who accompanied Mao on the famous Long March in 1934-36. (Peking: FLP, 1972), 2nd ed. [1st edition was in 1959.], 136 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 Youth March Forward, FLP, Peking, 1950, 70 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.

Education Must Be Combined With Productive Labour, Lu Ting-yi, FLP, Peking, 1958, 32 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.)

Let A Hundred Flowers Blossom, Lu Ting-yi, Director of the Propaganda department of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party, FLP, Peking, 1964, 35 pages.

Revolutionize Our Youth, Hu Yao-pang, Report on the work of the Chinese Communist Youth League delivered at its Ninth Congress, june 11, 1964, FLP, Peking, 1964, 51 pages.

Political Work – Lifeline of all work, Hongqi (Red Flag) Commentator, FLP, Peking, 1964, 62 pages.

Fanshen, a documentary of Revolution in a Chinese Village, William Hinton, Vintage Press, New York, 1966, 637 pages.

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.

Daily Life in Revolutionary China, Maria A. Macciocchi, Monthly Review Press, New York, 1972, 506 pages.

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

China’s Long Revolution, Edgar Snow, Pelican, London, 1974, 22 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.

Shenfan, William Hinton, Vintage Books, New York, 1984, 789 pages.

Now a couple of books produced under a restored capitalist China. Included here for general interest.

Memoirs of a Chinese Marshal, Peng Dehuai, FLP, Beijing, 1984, 523 pages.

KMT war criminal in New China, Shen Zui, FLP, Beijing, 1986, 374 pages.

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