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Deng Xiaoping And the Making of Modern China By Richard Evans

Deng Xiaoping And the Making of Modern China

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A biography of the Chinese leader, Deng Xiaoping, which examines his life in the context of the events of Chinese history: the ascent of communism, the Long March, the Japanese invasion, the Great Leap Forward, the Cultural Revolution and Tiananmen Square.

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Deng Xiaoping And the Making of Modern China by Richard Evans

Credited as the architect that brought the Chinese economy into the global market, Deng Xiaoping is considered one of China's greatest leaders. From his peasant upbringing, to his political rise in Bejing, this complete biography gives a rare look inside the private life of the celebrated politician.

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About Richard Evans


Richard Evans is the Regius Professor of Modern History at the University of Cambridge. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. His books include Death in Hamburg (winner of the Wolfson Literary Award for History), In Hitler's Shadow, Rituals of Retribution (winner of the Fraenkel Prize in Contemporary History), In Defense of History, Lying About Hitler, and The Coming of the Third Reich.

Table of Contents


Farmer's son, 1904-20; doctor of mimeography, 1920-26; warlords and Bolsheviks, 1926-7; in peril, 1927-31; Long Marcher, 1931-35; soldier in the hills, 1935-45; soldier on the plain, 1945-52; the hundred flowers, 1952-7; looking after leaping, 1957-65; capitalistic roader, 1965, 73; against the Gang, 1973-6; mending China, 1976-81; national leader, 1981-4; Tiananmen, 1984-89; patriarch, 1989-93.

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GOR001214410
Deng Xiaoping And the Making of Modern China by Richard Evans
Richard Evans
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1995-01-26
384
0140139451
9780140139457
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