China Under Communism
By (author) Alan Lawrance
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China Under Communism by Alan Lawrance
Book DescriptionChina Under Communism examines how Marxism took root, flourished and developed within the context of an ancient Chinese civilization. Through analysis of China's history and traditional culture, the author explores the nature of Chinese communism and how it has diverged from the Soviet model. This book also provides insight into the changing perceptions Westerners have of the Chinese, and vice versa. Key features include: * assessment of controversial issues: The Great Leap Forward, the Cultural Revolution and Mao's record * coverage of gender and family, ethnicity, nationalism, and popular culture * long historical context. This timely evaluation details how China's political and economic policies have been inextricably linked, and assesses past failures and successes, as well as major problems for the future.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415150453
(216mm x 138mm x 11mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Sep-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Examines the development of communism within the context of ancient Chinese civilization, exploring its nature and how it diverged from the Soviet model.
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