The early years of revolutionary struggle – Part 3 – The War of Liberation – 1946-1949

Iron Man Cheng steers the boat back to the dock

Iron Man Cheng steers the boat back to the dock

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The early years of revolutionary struggle – Part 3 – The War of Liberation – 1946-1949

Storms on the Chinkiang Docks, a story (graphic history) of a struggle on the docks during the revolutionary war. Illustrations by Hu Po-tsung and Wang Meng-chi. (Peking: FLP, 1975), 88 pages.

A Study of Land Rent in Pre-Liberation China, 2nd ed. (Revised Translation), by Chen Po-ta [Chen Boda], (Peking: FLP, 1966), 120 pages. [This work was originally written in 1945-46, and later revised and published in its first Chinese edition in 1952. The first English edition appeared in 1958.]

The U.S.S.R. and China, by Arthur Clegg, (London: Russia Today Society, 1946), 32 pages.

UNRRA Relief for the Chinese People: A Report by CLARA, by the Information Department of the China Liberated Areas Relief Association, Shanghai, July, 1947, 48 pages. This report shows that while the people in the Chinese liberated areas suffered the most from the long Japanese invasion; contributed the most to the defeat of Japan in China; and constituted at least half of the Chinese population—nevertheless received only about 2% of the UN recovery grain and other aid distributed in China, while most of the UN aid illegally went to help Chiang Kai-shek’s military or else was embezzled by his forces.

In His Mind A Million Bold Warriors – Reminiscences of the life of Chairman Mao Tsetung during the northern Shensi campaign [March 1947-March 1948], by Yen Chang-lin, (Peking: FLP, 1972), 95 pages.

Great Victory for the Military Line of Chairman Mao Tsetung – A Criticism of Lin Piao’s Bourgeois Military Line in the Liaohsi-Shenyang and Peiping-Tientsin Campaigns, by Chan Shih-pu, (Peking: FLP, 1976), 124 pages plus 2 large maps.

Tomorrow’s China, by Anna Louse Strong, (NY: Committee for a Democratic Far Eastern Policy, 1948), 133 pages.

New China, New World, by Arthur Clegg, (London: 1949), 86 pages.

China — From a Semi-Colony to a People’s Democracy, by G. Astafyev, (Bombay: People’s Publishing House, 1950), 69 pages. This is the Soviet view at the time about how and why the Chinese Revolution of 1949 was successful.

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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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