ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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The Great Leap Forward in China-An Analysis of the Nature of Socialist Transformation

An Analysis of the Nature of Socialist Transformation Prasenjit Duara To investigate the rasion d'etre of the Great Leap is to examine problems which are common to all post-revolutionary societies undergoing a process of socialist transformation. The primary problem faced in a post-revolutionary situation is the shortage of capital required for industrialisation, which is a basic pre-requisite for the construction of a socialist society.

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