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Deng Xiaoping : a revolutionary life / Alexander V. Pantsov and Steven I. Levine.

Author/Creator:
Pantsov, Alexander V., author.
Publication:
New York, New York : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (641 p.)
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Subjects:
Heads of state -- China -- Biography.
China -- Politics and government -- 1976-2002.
Deng, Xiaoping, 1904-1997.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Deng Xiaoping joined the Chinese Communist movement as a youth and rose in its ranks to become an important lieutenant of Mao's from the 1930s onward. Two years after Mao's death in 1976, Deng became the de facto leader of the Chinese Communist Party and the prime architect of China's post-Mao reforms. Abandoning the Maoist socio-economic policies he had long fervently supported, he set in motion changes that would dramatically transform China's economy, society, and position in the world. Three decades later, we are living with the results. China has become the second largest economy and the
Contents:
""10 “Critique of the Cult of Personality� and Its Consequences""""11 “A Great Growing Force�""; ""12 Being and Consciousness""; ""13 “Yellow Cat, Black Cat�""; ""14 Number Two Capitalist Roader""; ""15 Arrest and Exile""; ""Part Three The Pragmatist""; ""16 “Soft as Cotton, Sharp as a Needle�""; ""17 New Trials""; ""18 Practice as the Criterion of Truth""; ""19 The Cardinal Principles""; ""20 “Let Some People Get Rich First�""; ""21 One Country, Two Systems""; ""22 Reforms and Democracy""; ""23 The Tiananmen Tragedy""; ""24 A Retired Patriarch""; ""Epilogue""
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed March 13, 2015).
Contributor:
Levine, Steven I., author.
ISBN:
0-19-939205-6
0-19-062367-5
0-19-939204-8
OCLC:
904132310