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The Promise of the Revolution: Stories of Fulfillment and Struggle in China's Hinterland

The Promise of the Revolution: Stories of Fulfillment and Struggle in China's Hinterland (Hardback)

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This engaging book sketches compelling portraits of contemporary life in Guizhou, one of China's poorest provinces, more than fifty years after the Communist revolution promised to change the lives of the country's rural and urban dwellers. Through an exploration of local history, economic disparity, migrant labor, village life, civil society, education, poverty, local governance, enterprise reform, the rebirth of religion, and the new-found wealth of a privileged few, this perceptive study allows readers a unique glimpse into the lives and perspectives of China's hidden majority.

Daniel B. Wright, formerly executive director of the Hopkins-Nanjing Program, is an associate with the Virginia-based International Foundation.

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