Rebels and Bureaucrats: China's December 9ers

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Rebels and Bureaucrats: China's December 9ers

By John Israel and Donald W. Klein
University of California Press, 1976
305 pp. $15.00
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This effort at "prosopography," or group biography, traces the history of the generation who came of age at the time of the December 9, 1935 student uprisings in Peking. Middle-of-the-road "utilitarian Marxists," they suffered heavily in the Cultural Revolution. An eminent survivor is Ambassador Huang Hua.