Deng Xiaoping And the Making of Modern China

Deng Xiaoping And the Making of Modern China

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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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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 128 x 198 x 18mm | 266g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0140139451
  • 9780140139457
  • 1,285,151

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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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.
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