Series S00921 - Series 3: Chinese history, village life and socialism

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Series 3: Chinese history, village life and socialism

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  • 1949-2002 (Creation)

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2.26 m of textual records
104 photographs

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Series consists of Endicott’s research files pertaining to his books Red Earth: Revolution in a Sichuan Village (1988), and The Red Dragon: China 1949-1990 (1990). These files include interview transcripts, annotated photocopies of archival records, village account books (in Chinese with English translation), and interviews at the village, brigade, commune, and county levels; articles, clippings, chronologies, personality files, graphic material, pamphlets, project outlines, manuscript drafts, correspondence, conference papers, etc.

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  • Chinese
  • English

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2020/06/29 Dubeau. Added GMD, updated physical description, dates of creation, language of material.
2020/07/16 T. Rayan. Added note on access conditions.

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