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Deng Xiaoping and the transformation of China

Author: Ezra F Vogel
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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No one in the twentieth century had a greater impact on world history than Deng Xiaoping. And no scholar is better qualified than Ezra Vogel to disentangle the contradictions embodied in the life and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biografías
Named Person: Xiaoping Deng
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ezra F Vogel
ISBN: 9780674055445 0674055446
OCLC Number: 807216699
Awards: Shortlisted for National Book Critics Circle Awards: Biography 2011.
Description: xxiv, 876 p. 24 cm.
Contents: From revolutionary to builder to reformer, 1904-1969 --
Banishment and return, 1969-1974 --
Bringing order under Mao, 1974-1975 --
Looking forward under Mao, 1975 --
Sidelined as the Mao era ends, 1976 --
Return under Hua, 1977-1978 --
Three turning points, 1978 --
Setting the limits of freedom, 1978-1979 --
The Soviet-Vietnamese threat, 1978-1979 --
Opening to Japan, 1978 --
Opening to the United States, 1978-1979 --
Launching the Deng administration, 1979-1980 --
Deng's art of governing --
Experiments in Guangdong and Fujian, 1979-1984 --
Economic readjustment and rural reform, 1978-1982 --
Accelerating economic growth and opening, 1982-1989 --
One country, two systems: Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Tibet --
The military: preparing for modernization --
The ebb and flow of politics --
Beijing spring, April 15-May 17, 1989 --
The Tiananmen tragedy, May 17-June 4, 1989 --
Standing firm, 1989-1992 --
Deng's finale: the southern journey, 1992 --
China transformed.
Responsibility: Ezra F. Vogel.

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