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Deng Xiaoping and the transformation of China

Author: Ezra F Vogel; Xiaoping Deng
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Harvard University Press paperback editionView all editions and formats

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  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Xiaoping Deng; Xiaoping Deng; Xiaoping Deng
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ezra F Vogel; Xiaoping Deng
ISBN: 9780674725867 0674725867
OCLC Number: 942862684
Notes: Literaturangaben - Index
Awards: Winner of Lionel Gelber Prize 2012
Commended for PROSE Awards 2011
Commended for Bernard Schwartz Book Award 2012
Short-listed for National Book Critics Circle Awards 2011
Nominated for Arthur Ross Book Award 2012
Nominated for Pulitzer Prizes 2012
Nominated for John K. Fairbank Prize in East Asian History 2012
Nominated for Joseph Levenson Book Prize 2013
Description: xxiv, 876 Seiten, [11] Blätter Illustrationen, Karten
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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A masterful new history of China's reform era. It pieces together from interviews and memoirs perhaps the clearest account so far of the revolution that turned China from a totalitarian backwater led Read more...

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