Mao's China and after: A History of the People's Republic (Transformation of Modern China)

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9780029208700: Mao's China and after: A History of the People's Republic (Transformation of Modern China)

In this much-anticipated revision, Maurice Meisner again provides piercing insight and comprehensive coverage of China's fascinating and turbulent modern history. In addition to new information provided throughout this classic study, the new Part Six, "Deng Xiaoping and the Origins of Chinese Capitalism: 1976-1998," analyzes the country's uneasy relationships with democracy, socialism, and capitalism. Meisner incisively displays the contrasts between China's speech and actions regarding these subjects. Retaining the elegance, lucidity, fairness, insightfulness, and comprehensiveness he is known for, Meisner moves far beyond his previous work to paint a never-before-seen portrait of the political and social realities of China on the brink of the millennium, and the global implications of its rise to economic and political power.

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Meisner, Maurice
Published by Free Pr (1986)
ISBN 10: 002920870X ISBN 13: 9780029208700
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1

Book Description Free Pr, 1986. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Rev Exp Su. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX002920870X

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