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Falun Gong and the future of China

Author: David Ownby
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1999, 10,000 Falun Gong practitioners gathered outside Zhongnanhai, the guarded compound where China's highest leaders live and work, in a day-long peaceful protest of police brutality against fellow practitioners in the neighboring city of Tianjin. This book explains what Falun Gong is and where it came from.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ownby, David, 1958-
Falun Gong and the future of China.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
(DLC) 2007032423
(OCoLC)165082055
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Ownby
ISBN: 9780199716371 0199716374 9781435642300 1435642309 9780195329056 0195329058
OCLC Number: 227005241
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 291 pages)
Contents: Introduction : Qigong, Falun Gong, and the crisis of the post-Mao state --
A history for Falun Gong --
The creation and evolution of Qigong --
The life and times of Li Hongzhi in China, 1952-1995 --
Falun Gong outside of China : fieldwork among diaspora practitioners --
David meets Goliath : the conflict between Falun Gong and the Chinese State --
Conclusion: Unpacking contexts.
Responsibility: David Ownby.

Abstract:

In 1999, 10,000 Falun Gong practitioners gathered outside Zhongnanhai, the guarded compound where China's highest leaders live and work, in a day-long peaceful protest of police brutality against fellow practitioners in the neighboring city of Tianjin. This book explains what Falun Gong is and where it came from.

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