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Experiences of China

Author: Percy Cradock
Publisher: London : John Murray, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edView all editions and formats
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This inside account of China's development and Sino-British relations since the 1960s is now updated to cover the last five years, dealing with the end of British rule in Hong Kong, the continuing rise of China and the economic crisis in East Asia.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Percy Cradock
ISBN: 071956042X 9780719560422
OCLC Number: 41547027
Notes: Previous edition: 1994.
Includes index.
Description: xiv, 319 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: A Background Sketch: The Burdens of History --
Pt. 1. Mao's China. 1. First Contact. 2. The Cultural Revolution. 3. A Peking Summer. 4. The Revolution Gets under Way. 5. The Foreigners Join the Proceedings. 6. Strong Action against the British Office. 7. Hostage Games. 8. The End of a Revolution. 9. Reflections on a Disaster --
Pt. 2. Deng's China. 10. Deng's China. 11. Reversing the Verdicts: The Peking Spring. 12. Reversing the Verdicts: Judgement on Mao. 13. The Seeds of Prosperity. 14. Hegemonists, Large and Small. 15. Five Years On --
Pt. 3. Hong Kong. 16. Hong Kong: The First Steps. 17. Mrs. Thatcher's Visit. 18. The Negotiations: Premises and Preconditions. 19. The Negotiations: The Breakthrough. 20. The Joint Declaration. 21. The Road to Tiananmen. 22. Democracy and Passports. 23. The Airport Agreement. 24. The End of Co-operation --
Pt. 4. Envoi. 25. A View of China --
Pt. 5. Since 1993. 26. Hong Kong: A Rough Passage. 27. China: The World after Deng. 28. Looking Ahead
Responsibility: Percy Cradock.

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