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Linguistic engineering : language and politics in Mao's china

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Title:Linguistic engineering : language and politics in Mao's china
Language and politics in Mao's china
Authors:Ji, Fengyuan, 1958
Keywords:Language and languages -- Political aspects
Linguistic and communism
Date Issued:c2004
Publisher:Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press
Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-342) and index.
Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- I. Prelude -- 1. Linguistic Engineering: Theoretical Considerations -- 2. Linguistic Engineering before the Cultural Revolution -- II. Mass Mobilization, Language and Interpretation 1966-68 -- 3. Mao's Revolutionary Strategy 1966-68 -- 4. Revolutionary Conformity, Public Criticism and Formulae -- 5. Dichotomies, Demons and Violence -- 6. Creating Referents and Controlling the Word -- 7. Controlling Culture: Literature and Dramatic Art -- 8. Educating Revolutionaries: English -- Language Teaching -- IV. Assessment -- 9. China's Great Experiment: Intensity, Success, and Failure -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
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viii, 350 p. 24 cm
ISBN:0824825365 (alk. paper)
Appears in Collections: UH Press Publications - China, Hong Kong (China) & Taiwan

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