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The People's Republic of China, 1949-1979: A Documentary Survey
The People's Republic of China, 1949-1979: A Documentary Survey
Edited by Harold C. Hinton
Scholarly Resources, 1980, pp

This five-volume, 3,000-page publication includes all the major policy-related documents produced in the first 30 years of the Chinese communist regime. Organized chronologically, the volumes contain the full English texts of hundreds of official writings on ideology, politics, economics and foreign policy, with introductory commentaries by the editor. A boon for writers and scholars.