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Rehearsing Revolution

Elizabeth J. Perry

in Anyuan

Published by University of California Press

Published in print October 2012 | ISBN: 9780520271890
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780520954038 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520271890.003.0002
Rehearsing Revolution

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This chapter provides background on the history of the Anyuan coal mine and its surrounding area. It describes previous rebellions in the region, especially the Ping-Liu-Li Uprising of 1906, and explores reasons for their limited success.

Keywords: peasant rebellion; Ping-Liu-Li Uprising; Triads; Red Gang; secret societies; folk religion; coal miners; railway workers; local elite

Chapter.  12298 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Marriage and the Family

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