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The Origins of the Cultural Revolution: Volume 3: The Coming of the Cataclysm 1961-1966

Roderick MacFarquhar

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192149978
eISBN:
9780191670084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192149978.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This is the final volume in a trilogy which examines the politics, personalities, economics, culture, and international relations of China from the mid-1950s to the mid-1960s. The book uses a ... More


Continuity and Change in China’s Rural Development: Collective and Reform Eras in Perspective

Louis Putterman

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078725
eISBN:
9780199854950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078725.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book is a detailed study of rural reform in China. After the death of Mao, and with the ascendency of Deng Xiaoping in 1978, China began a programme of agricultural reform intended to increase ... More


Card Players: The Origins of Sino-Soviet Rapprochement, 1982−85

Sergey Radchenko

in Unwanted Visionaries: The Soviet Failure in Asia at the End of the Cold War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199938773
eISBN:
9780199365128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938773.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, Political History

This chapter shows how, faced with Washington’s hostility and their deepening international isolation, the Soviet leaders made an overture to China. Deng Xiaoping, although mistrustful of Soviet ... More


China’s Prolonged Rise: Legitimacy Challenges and Dilemmas in the Reform and Opening-Up Era

Chen Jian

in International Relations Since the End of the Cold War: New and Old Dimensions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199666430
eISBN:
9780191745607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199666430.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This essay adopts a historical approach to treat China’s rise—or, more accurately speaking, China’s prolonged rise—not only as a phenomenon generated by the reform and opening-up project but also as ... More


A Short History of Chinese Reforms

Khalid Malik

in Why Has China Grown So Fast For So Long?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078838
eISBN:
9780199081646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078838.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter describes the two major periods of reforms in China—the initial reforms (1978–92) and the period of deepened reforms (since 1993). After the chaotic phase of Cultural Revolution, ... More


Tiananmen and the Fall of the Berlin Wall: China’s Path toward 1989 and Beyond

Chen Jian

in The Fall of the Berlin Wall: The Revolutionary Legacy of 1989

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199832446
eISBN:
9780190254490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199832446.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines developments in China during and after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, with particular reference to the Tiananmen Square Massacre that caused the deaths of an unknown ... More


Deng Xiaoping and China's New Order

Immanuel C. Y. Hsü

in China without mao: The Search for a New Order

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195060560
eISBN:
9780199854370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195060560.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Since the cataclysmic year 1976, the changes wrought by the party, the government, and the people of China had altered the surface as well as the depths of Chinese politics. Beginning with Deng ... More


Beijing and Malta, 1989

Jeffrey A. Engel and Sergey Radchenko

in Transcending the Cold War: Summits, Statecraft, and the Dissolution of Bipolarity in Europe, 1970–1990

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198727507
eISBN:
9780191793646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727507.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

This chapter deals with three summits: Deng Xiaoping’s meetings in Beijing with George H.W. Bush (February) and Gorbachev (June), and Gorbachev’s summit with Bush in Malta (December). The US ... More


Lawmaking Reforms and China’s Democratic Prospects

MURRAY SCOT TANNER

in The Politics of Lawmaking in Post-Mao China: Institutions, Processes, and Democratic Prospects

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293392
eISBN:
9780191684999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293392.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the prospects for lawmaking reform and democratization in China. It evaluates how well-institutionalized were the legislative changes of the Deng Xiaoping era and analyses how ... More


Sources of Chinese Economic Growth, 1978-1996

Chris Bramall

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296973
eISBN:
9780191596018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296975.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

Chinese economic growth in the transition era between the deaths of Mao Zedong in 1976 and Deng Xiaoping in 1997 has been exceptionally rapid by historical and international standards. However, and ... More


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