The Politics of China: The Eras of Mao and Deng / Edition 2

The Politics of China: The Eras of Mao and Deng / Edition 2

by Roderick MacFarquhar
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Cambridge University Press
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The Politics of China: The Eras of Mao and Deng / Edition 2

Bringing together substantial essays by leading scholars, this volume offers a comprehensive introduction to and analysis of the politics of the People's Republic of China from 1949 to the mid-1990s. The first four chapters are drawn from The Cambridge History of China, Volumes 14 and 15. The last two chapters have been written specifically for the second edition. Richard Baum's chapter covers the events of the 1980s, and Joseph Fewsmith's concluding essay extends the coverage into the 1990s.

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ISBN-13: 9780521588638
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/28/1997
Edition description: REV
Pages: 624
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.38(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Roderick MacFarquhar; 1. The establishment and consolidation of the new regime, 1949–57 Frederick C. Teiwes; 2. The Great Leap Forward and the split in the Yan'an leadership, 1958–65 Kenneth Lieberthal; 3. The Chinese state in crisis, 1966–69 Harry Harding; 4. The succession to Mao and the end of Maoism, 1969–82 Roderick MacFarquhar; 5. The road to Tiananmen: Chinese politics in the 1980s Richard Baum; 6. Reaction, resurgence, and succession: Chinese politics since Tiananmen Joseph Fewsmith.

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