Re: Hunan rebellion

From Andrew Field <>
Date Wed, 14 Mar 2007 11:32:44 +1100
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The term "rebellion" is fraught with all sorts of implications. I noticed that the news article uses the word saoluan "disturbance/ riot". Is there a sense that this is more than the usual peasant protest?

Andrew Field Lecturer in History University of New South Wales Kensington, NSW 2031 Phone: +61-2-9385-2287 Fax: +61-2-9385-1251 Email: Websites:

On 14/03/2007, at 10:57 AM, Tom Lutze wrote:

For any who have not yet heard, a major rebellion has broken out in Hunan, with a reported 20,000 participants and at least one student killed so far. Some 2000 military police have been called in to put down the protests.

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