Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China
No one in the twentieth century had a greater impact on world history than Deng Xiaoping. And no scholar is better qualified than Ezra Vogel to disentangle the contradictions embodied in the life and legacy of China’s boldest strategist—the pragmatic, disciplined force behind China’s radical economic, technological, and social transformation.
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Review: Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of ChinaUser Review - Irv - Goodreads
Jammed full of facts, about 1.3 billion, I think. No single sentence was difficult to read, but it was dry. Very informative, staggering scholarship, but a slow, slow read. Read full review
Review: Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of ChinaUser Review - Iworld1991 - Goodreads
The later half part of the book covers some sensitive issues like Tiananmen's incident. The pre-reform era part is less impressive. Read full review