China Rising

China Rising

by Lee Feigon
     
 

An authoritative history of the Chinese student movement for democracy which ended in tragedy in Tiananmen Square in the spring of 1989. An absorbing and meticulous account. —Jonathan Spence, Yale University

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An authoritative history of the Chinese student movement for democracy which ended in tragedy in Tiananmen Square in the spring of 1989. An absorbing and meticulous account. —Jonathan Spence, Yale University

Editorial Reviews

San Francisco Chronicle
A compelling account of a city full of rumors, excitement, and fear.
— William Winans
Business Week
Vivid...right on the mark.
— Dori Jones Yang
Commonwealth
By far the best treatment of the episode that I have seen.
— Nicholas R. Clifford
China Quarterly
Closely packed, forthright, and clearly written...a highly convincing explanation of the social and economic roots of the political crisis.
— Gregor Benton
Political Science Quarterly
Feigon tells a story that combines both historical perspective with a personal eyewitness account...sure to enrich the understanding of the specialist in comparative politics as well as of the China expert.
— Allen S. Whiting
Yale University
An absorbing and meticulous account.
— Jonathan Spence
San Francisco Chronicle - William Winans
A compelling account of a city full of rumors, excitement, and fear.
Business Week - Dori Jones Yang
Vivid...right on the mark.
Commonwealth - Nicholas R. Clifford
By far the best treatment of the episode that I have seen.
The China Quarterly - Gregor Benton
Closely packed, forthright, and clearly written...a highly convincing explanation of the social and economic roots of the political crisis.
Political Science Quarterly - Allen S. Whiting
Feigon tells a story that combines both historical perspective with a personal eyewitness account...sure to enrich the understanding of the specialist in comparative politics as well as of the China expert.
Jonathan Spence
An absorbing and meticulous account.
Jonathan D. Spence
An absorbing and meticulous account.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566632454
Publisher:
Dee, Ivan R. Publisher
Publication date:
12/19/1990
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.73(d)

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