the Dazhai Commune: case study

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  • Created on: 04-09-19 15:30

the dazhai commune's methods were a model for china to follow

a major flood in 1963 destroyed dazhai however they rebuilt themselves with only peasant labout which resulted in record grain production

developments in dazhai before the Great Leap Forward:

When the Dazhai were liberated from the japanese they began land reform

1946 the first mutual aid team was set up as 60% of agricultural land was owned by four wealthy families

15 families haf to join to work in their fields and help eachother during shifts

chen yonggui set up another mutual aid team and was very successful-49 families joined

chen became the leader of the dazhai commune and believed everyone should work together

1952-a cooperative was set up…


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