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Black hands of Beijing : lives of defiance in China's democracy movement

Author: George Black; Robin Munro
Publisher: New York : John Wiley, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This vivid chronicle of the lives of three indomitable Chinese compatriots reveals the defiant spirit that drives the struggle for democracy in China. No other book has so expertly rendered the inner workings of the Chinese democracy movement from its first inspiring tremors in 1976 to the present. Who are these heroes, who were all branded chief conspirators behind the Tiananmen Square protests in 1989? Among them
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Black, George, 1949-
Black hands of Beijing.
New York : John Wiley, ©1993
(OCoLC)623110129
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Black; Robin Munro
ISBN: 0471579777 9780471579779
OCLC Number: 27186722
Notes: "A Robert L. Bernstein book."
Includes index.
Description: vii, 390, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: BOOK 1: REFORMERS; Growing Up in the Big Storm; Festival of the Dead; The Thinking Generation; The Frontiers of Gengshen; Apprenticeships; Going Independent; Cracks in the Fabric; The Blueprint Faction; BOOK 2: TIANANMEN; A Planned Conspiracy''; Masters of the House; Pushed to Center Stage; State Secrets; The Eclipse of Reason; The Polish Disease; Power Comes from the Barrel of a Gun; BOOK 3: SCAPEGOATS; A Conspiratorial Clique''; Rest in a New Forest; Crime and Punishment; To Those Who Resist, Severity; Petitioners; Cast of Characters; Index.
Responsibility: George Black, Robin Munro.
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Black and Munro have traveled extensively in China and interviewed hundreds of participants, from leading intellectuals to rank-and-file workers, uncovering crucial elements of the story of the movement never revealed before. With a wealth of detail unmatched by any other book on the subject, Black Hands of Beijing will stand as one of the finest works on the complex and bitter politics of China in our time.<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:description<\/a> \"On the eve of the \'89 protests, we meet Han Dongfang, the fiercely determined Beijing railroad worker, known as the \"Lech Walesa of China.\" As the workers become a potent force in the Square, triggering the worst fears of the communist regime, it is Han who emerges as their leader. We follow his deepening commitment to the movement as he inspires the workers in their protests through his stirring speeches. In the central section of the book, re-created with painstaking precision, the exact course of events in those riveting days in the Square unfolds as never told before. Step by step, the protests take on a life of their own, climaxing at the crucial turning point when compromise with the regime becomes impossible and the use of force inevitable.<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:description<\/a> \"The final chapters recount the gripping stories of life on the run of those targeted by the regime in the crackdown after the protests. We follow Wang Juntao from one hiding place to the next, and Chen Ziming as he winds his way from Inner Mongolia to the South China Coast, and learn about the elaborate escape networks devised to ferry protesters to safety in the West. 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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/364879193#Place\/china<\/a>> # China.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"China.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"China<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh2010107198<\/a>> # Political prisoners--China<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Political prisoners--China<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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