ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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The Chinese Revolution and Insurgent Maoism in India: A Spatial Analysis

This article identifies the spatial conditions of peasant revolutionary uprisings principally by comparing the Indian Maoist movement with the Chinese peasant revolution that established the People's Republic of China in 1949. The spatial factors were by no means suffi cient to grasp the revolution, but they represent necessary initial conditions.

exploitation of these spaces intensi es, the modern state apparatus and the agrarian social order appear to have a limited capacity to penetrate these areas. One might say that the exploitation of these regions is external and the people typically

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