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Liu Shaoqi

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945) — World History.

(1898–c. 1974)

Chinese statesman. He served as a communist trade union organizer in Guangzhou (Canton) and Shanghai before becoming a member of the Central Committee of the Chinese...

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Liú Shàoqí (1898–1969)

in The Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography

January 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chinese History. 7446 words.

Summary

Liu Shaoqi’s major contribution to the Chinese Revolution was to organize the Communist Party on a sustainable basis, and

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Liu Shaoqi (1898–1974)

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 61 words.

chairman (1959–68) of the People's Republic of China. A leader of the trades union movement, Liu Shaoqi was

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LIU Shaoqi (1898–1969)

in Berkshire Encyclopedia of China

January 2009; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences. 983 words.

Liu Shaoqi was a leader of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) whose career symbolized the political struggles in the People’s Republic of China during Mao Zedong’s era. Although...

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Liu Shaoqi

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945) — World History.

(1898–c. 1974)

Chinese statesman. He served as a communist trade union organizer in Guangzhou (Canton) and Shanghai before becoming a member of the Central Committee of the Chinese...

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Liu Shaoqi (b. 24 Nov. 1898)

Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 285 words.

(b. 24 Nov. 1898, d. 12 Nov. 1969).

President of the People's Republic of China 1959–66 Born

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Liu Shaoqi (24 Nov. 1898)

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 297 words.

Born of a wealthy peasant family, he attended the same school as *Mao Zedong who was five years his elder. In ...

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Liu Shaoqi (24 Nov. 1898)

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; Contemporary History (Post 1945). 297 words.

Born of a wealthy peasant family, he attended the same school as *Mao Zedong who was five years his elder. In ...

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Liu Shaoqi (1898–c. 1974)

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 113 words.

(1898–c. 1974)

Chinese statesman. He served as a communist trade union organizer in Guangzhou (Canton) and Shanghai

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Liu Shaoqi (1898–c.1974)

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 120 words.

He served as a communist trade union organizer in Guangzhou (Canton) and Shanghai before becoming a member of the Central Committee of the ...

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Mao Stoops to Conquer

Roderick MacFarquhar.

in The Origins of the Cultural Revolution

October 1997; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 12589 words.

This chapter examines the political split between Chinese political leaders Mao Zedong and Liu Shaoqi. It suggests that Mao's decision to purge Liu was part of a strategy to remove members...

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The Socialist Education Movement

Roderick MacFarquhar.

in The Origins of the Cultural Revolution

October 1997; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 6126 words.

This chapter examines Mao Zedong's launch of the Social Education Movement (SEM) in China as a way to prevent revisionism. Under Mao's direction, the CCP stepped up its campaign to oppose...

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From Grey Eminence to Red Leader

Roderick MacFarquhar.

in The Origins of the Cultural Revolution

October 1997; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 13738 words.

This chapter examines the increase in Jiang Qing's public exposure during the 1960s. Mao Zedong encouraged Jiang to investigate revisionism in the cultural arena and head of state Liu...

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Starvation and Death

Zhou Xun.

in Forgotten Voices of Mao's Great Famine, 1958-1962

November 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 9785 words.

This chapter describes the widespread famine and death in China. Between 1959 and 1961, the four largest agricultural provinces— Sichuan in the southwest, Anhui and Henan in central China,...

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Mao Changes the Signals1

Roderick MacFarquhar.

in The Origins of the Cultural Revolution

October 1997; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 15513 words.

This chapter examines the reaction of Mao Zedong to the CCP Central Committee's circulation of a document seeking answers on agricultural policy, particular on the baochan daohu policy of...

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The Coming of the Cataclysm

Roderick MacFarquhar.

in The Origins of the Cultural Revolution

October 1997; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 1678 words.

This chapter examines the stages in the development of the Cultural Revolution in China. The first stage was set in May 1966 in Beijing where Mao Zedong was working behind the scenes. It...

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Cultural Revolution

Overview page. Subjects: Politics — History.

(1966–76)

A decade of chaos and political upheaval in China with its roots in a factional dispute over the future of Chinese socialism. Oblique criticisms of Mao Zedong in the...

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The Political Perils in 1957

Wang Zheng.

in Finding Women in the State

November 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 10016 words.

The work report of the ACWF at the third National Women’s Congress presented a conservative theme of “two diligences” for women-work, an obvious reversion from its previous commitment to...

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Deng Xiaoping

Delia Davin.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online April 2013 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 9380 words.

Deng Xiaoping became China’s effective leader in 1978, two years after the death of Mao Zedong. He formally retired in 1992 but was referred to in the Chinese press as the paramount leader...

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International Disaster Response Law and Policy in China: Evolution, Problem and Resolution

Shibo Jiang.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

September 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 4117 words.

After reviewing the evolution of international disaster relief law in China, as against the international disaster response law at the global level, the present author makes proposals for...

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Chen Yun

Overview page. Subjects: Politics.

(b. Shanghai, c. 1905; d. Beijing, 22 Apr. 1995)

Chinese; economist, economic theorist; Chinese Communist Party Politburo member 1934–87 Chen Yun is perhaps one of the least well...

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