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The Gate of Heavenly Peace : the Chinese and their revolution, 1895-1980

Author: Jonathan D Spence
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Spanning the years 1895-1980, this book is a study of some prominent members of China's intellectual elite during a turbulent period of the country's history.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Spence, Jonathan D.
Gate of heavenly peace.
1984?]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan D Spence
ISBN: 0670292478 9780670292479
OCLC Number: 7555180
Notes: Map on lining papers.
Description: xxii, 465 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Arousing the spirits --
Visions and violence --
Wanderings --
The far horizon --
The land of hunger --
Extolling nirvana --
Whose children are those? --
Wake the spring --
Farewell to the beautiful things --
Refugees --
Rectifications --
A new order --
The noise of the renegades.
Responsibility: Jonathan D. Spence.

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Spanning the years 1895-1980, this book is a study of some prominent members of China's intellectual elite during a turbulent period of the country's history.

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