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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


Friendship with a Man of Vision

Anna Pao Sohmen

in Y. K. Pao, My Father: My Father

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888083312
eISBN:
9789888180844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083312.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

Deng Xiaoping was regarded as a man of vision, and he tolerated opinions that differed from his. His open-mindedness and determination was conducive to establishing a new China with remarkable ... 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


Epilogue

Matthew Kohrman

in Bodies of Difference: Experiences of Disability and Institutional Advocacy in the Making of Modern China

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520226449
eISBN:
9780520935563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520226449.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter examines the impact of the death of Deng Xiaoping, leader of the Communist Party of China (CCP), on the future of the China Disabled Persons' Federation (CDPF). It explains that there ... 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


Bodies of Difference: Experiences of Disability and Institutional Advocacy in the Making of Modern China

Matthew Kohrman

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520226449
eISBN:
9780520935563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520226449.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book chronicles the story of disability's emergence as an area of significant sociopolitical activity in contemporary China. Attentive to how bodies are embedded in discourse, history, and ... 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


Heroic Models and Exemplary Leaders: Memorial Halls

Kirk A. Denton

in Exhibiting the Past: Historical Memory and the Politics of Museums in Postsocialist China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836870
eISBN:
9780824869748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836870.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter looks at two kinds of memorial halls: those devoted to upstanding average people (Lei Feng) and those devoted to leaders (Zhou Enlai and Deng Xiaoping). In the post-Mao era, the memorial ... 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


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