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Local variations in size, gender ratios, crops, community norms, leadership, and accessibility (see Table 1) served as a constant reminder that the very term “China” is a convenient shorthand, a way of organizing our teaching, writing, and understanding of history and contemporary politics. In the long 1950s these villages were governed by a Party-state in the midst of a powerful drive to make “China” uniform, to produce in every village the presence of a state, even while institutionalizing differences between urban and rural life.
The officer promised to phone the generating plant and explain the “special circumstance” to them. 10 The ease with which people greeted and talked to us was a product of Gao Xiaoxian’s standing in the Women’s Federation, her many years of work in rural areas, and the fact that our arrival had received official permission. Contrary to the romance of the unscripted encounter that pervades much writing about China, had I shown up alone, or had Gao Xiaoxian escorted me without advance notice or approval, it is likely that people would have been more guarded about talking to us.
Of depoliticization? Are they the traces of exhaustion and preoccupation with daily labor? ). After a decade listening to women precisely name the animal of each child’s birth year, while scrambling or forgetting the events of collectivization, in 2006 we asked three women in Village B to organize major events by chronology according to zodiac signs. We provided drawings of the zodiac animals, with calendar years written on the side, and asked them once more to describe events they had told us about over the years.
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