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Quelling the people : the military suppression of the Beijing democracy movement

Author: Timothy Brook
Publisher: Stanford, Calif : Stanford University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a reconstruction of the massacre in Tiananmen Square on June 3-4, 1989, as well as of the crucial events in Beijing during the previous weeks that largely precipitated the massacre. The book  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Brook
ISBN: 0804736383 9780804736381
OCLC Number: 912276018
Notes: "First published by Oxford University Press in 1992"--Title page verso.
Description: xiv, 269 p. : maps ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. Changing fate (April 15 - May 19); 3. No place left unguarded (May 19 - 23); 4, Waiting for the moon May 24 - June 3); 5. Spilling blood (June 3-4); 6. Counting bodies (June 4); 7. Consequences (June 4-9); 8. Closing the century; Afterword; Acknowledgements; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Timothy Brook.

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"The author skillfully weaves eyewitness accounts into a smoothly flowing narrative. Two maps of Beijing assist the reader in following the actions described, and there is a seful chronology of Read more...

 
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