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Opening the door : how Deng Xiaoping transformed China's economy

Author: Rob Coldstream; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Brook Lapping Productions.; British Broadcasting Corporation.
Publisher: Hamilton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2009.
Series: China's capitalist revolution.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Given the vitality of China's economy today, it is difficult to imagine that Deng Xiaoping's early reforms met any resistance -- but they did. This program examines Deng's transformation from a Maoist functionary into the leader who broke from pure Communism and, despite the highest of stakes, reinvented his country. Helping viewers understand Deng's creation of China's Special Economic Zones, the film features  Read more...
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Named Person: Xiaoping Deng; Xiaoping Deng
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Rob Coldstream; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Brook Lapping Productions.; British Broadcasting Corporation.
OCLC Number: 502265065
Notes: "A Brook Lapping production for BBC."
Credits: Camera, Tim Newman [and others] ; sound, Dave Curtin [and others] ; film editor, Mike Burton.
Performer(s): Narrator, David Suchet.
Description: 1 videodisc (50 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: China's capitalist revolution.
Responsibility: produced and directed by Rob Coldstream.

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Given the vitality of China's economy today, it is difficult to imagine that Deng Xiaoping's early reforms met any resistance -- but they did. This program examines Deng's transformation from a Maoist functionary into the leader who broke from pure Communism and, despite the highest of stakes, reinvented his country. Helping viewers understand Deng's creation of China's Special Economic Zones, the film features commentary from Chinese journalists and political insiders -- as well as from Zbigniew Brzezinski, National Security Advisor in the Carter administration, and Sidney Rittenberg, an American expatriate in China during the Mao and Deng years.

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China’s Capitalist Revolution

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China’s Capitalist Revolution traces China’s economic transformation since Mao, shedding new light on the man who made it happen – Deng Xiaoping.

Part one, “Opening the Door: How Deng Xiaoping Transformed China’s Economy,” focuses on economic reforms Deng initiated when he...
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