A revisit to Kaihsienkung
essay 1979 Fei, Xiaotong

Han ChineseAsia > East Asia
This is a brief report on the author’s short return visit to the village (turned commune) twenty years after his seminal fieldwork. The author assesses the collectivization program in regard to its economic diversification and productivity. Although ...

The new outlook of rural China
article 1982 Fei, Xiaotong

Han ChineseAsia > East Asia
In this lecture the author looks back at his past episodes of fieldwork in Kaixiangong and a recent five-day visit there, reporting on changes that had occurred over 45 years, including the early years of hunger and floods, the Second World War, comm...