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The cotton textile industry as a case study of the planning of economic development in China, 1949-1961

Bucknall, Kevin Barry


This dissertation is concerned with planning in China, 1949-61, and examines the cotton textile industry in order to reveal the actual operation of planning. The textile industry is discussed, for example its important role as an accumulator of capital and foreign exchange is considered, but this is not the main focus of attention. The variety of significant problems involved in the courageous attempt to establish a system of comprehensive planning before the Great Leap Forward is...[Show more]

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Date published: 1973
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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