Sowing the Seeds of Democracy in China by Merle Goldman
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Sowing the Seeds of Democracy in China
By Merle Goldman

Sowing the Seeds of Democracy in China

Political Reform in the Deng Xiaoping Era New edition

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Sowing the Seeds of Democracy in China by Merle Goldman

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One of the West's leading authorities on the role of intellectuals in contemporary China presents an account of the efforts at political reform in the Deng Xiaoping era. Merle Goldman describes a group of highly-placed intellectuals who, with the patronage of Deng Xiaoping's designated successors Hu Yaobang and then Zhao Ziyang, attempted to reshape both China's Marxist-Leninist ideology and its political system.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674830080
ISBN-10: 0674830083
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 155mm x 23mm)
Pages: 448
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 5-Apr-1995
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Merle Goldman

Merle Goldman is Professor of History, Emerita, at Boston University and Associate of the John K. Fairbank Center for East Asian Research, Harvard University.

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