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Neither Gods nor Emperors: Students and the Struggle for Democracy in China / Edition 1
     

Neither Gods nor Emperors: Students and the Struggle for Democracy in China / Edition 1

by Craig Calhoun
 

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ISBN-10: 0520211618

ISBN-13: 9780520211612

Pub. Date: 09/01/1997

Publisher: University of California Press


"We want neither gods nor emperors", went the words from the Chinese version of The Internationale. Students sang the old socialist song as they gathered in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in the Spring of 1989. Craig Calhoun, a sociologist who witnessed the monumental event, offers a vivid, carefully crafted analysis of the student movement, its complex

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"We want neither gods nor emperors", went the words from the Chinese version of The Internationale. Students sang the old socialist song as they gathered in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in the Spring of 1989. Craig Calhoun, a sociologist who witnessed the monumental event, offers a vivid, carefully crafted analysis of the student movement, its complex leadership, its eventual suppression, and its continuing legacy.

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ISBN-13:
9780520211612
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
09/01/1997
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)

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