Covert postal inspection in the early People's Republic of China

Project: ResearchIndividual research project

Research areas and keywords

Keywords

  • Intelligence, Chinese Communist Party, Postal censorship, Surveillance

Description

On the basis of Chinese archival records, this project describes and critically assesses – including from a global, comparative perspective – covert postal inspection as conducted by state security organs in Mao Zedong’s China (1949–1976). The outcome of the project will be a research monograph, for which Cambridge University Press has, per contract, the first right of refusal.
StatusActive
Effective start/end date2015/01/012020/01/23

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