Synopses & Reviews
More than thirty years after its initial publication, William Hinton's Fanshen continues to be the essential source for those fascinated with China's continual process of rural reform and social change. This edition will appeal to anyone interested in understanding China's complex social processes, and to those who wish to rediscover and re-experience this classic volume again.
"Both a nuanced interpretation of China's rural revolution and a rich source for scholars who pursue questions and interpretations different from Hinton's own."Andrew Walder, Stanford University
About the Author
William Hinton (1919-2004) was an agriculturalist and the author of seven books about China and the Chinese Revolution.