By edited by Jeremy Brown, Paul G. Pickowicz.

"This paintings examines the social, cultural, political, and monetary dimensions of the Communist takeover of China. rather than residing on elite politics and policy-making approaches, Dilemmas of Victory seeks to appreciate how the 1949-1953 interval was once skilled by way of a variety of teams, together with industrialists, filmmakers, ethnic minorities, educators, rural midwives, philanthropists, stand-up comics, and  Read more...

The early years of the People's Republic of China : an advent / Jeremy Brown and Paul G. Pickowicz --
pt. I : city takeover --
"Clean-up" : the recent order in Shanghai / Frederic Wakeman, Jr. --
Masters of the rustic? Shanghai staff within the early People's Republic / Elizabeth J. Perry --
New democracy and the dying of non-public charity in Shanghai / Nara Dillon --
pt. II : Occupying the outer edge --
From resisting communists to resisting the USA : civil warfare and Korean conflict in southwest China, 1950-51 / Jeremy Brown --
The chinese language communist "liberation" of Tibet, 1949-51 / Chen Jian --
Big brother is looking at : neighborhood Sino-Soviet family members and the development of recent Dalian, 1945-55 / Christian Hess --
The name of the oases : the "peaceful liberation" of Xinjiang, 1949-53 / James Z. Gao --
pt. III : The tradition of lodging --
The crocodile poultry : Xiangsheng within the early Fifties / Perry hyperlink --
"The first actual lesson" : educating approximately human evolution in early Nineteen Fifties China / Sigrid Schmalzer --
Acting like revolutionaries : Shi Hui, the Wenhua studio, and private-sector filmmaking, 1949-52 / Paul G. Pickowicz --
Creating "New China's first new-style commonplace university," 1949-50 / Douglas A. Stiffler --
pt. IV : relations innovations --
The Ye kinfolk in New China / Joseph W. Esherick --
Birthing tales : rural midwives in Nineteen Fifties China / Gail Hershatter --
Capitalists identifying communist China : the Liu kinfolk of Shanghai, 1948-56 / Sherman Cochran.

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