Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China

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Harvard University Press, Sep 26, 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - 384 pages
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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An enormous, fascinating view of the man who had, after a century and a half of agony, brought China into the modern age, and brought hundreds of millions out of poverty. Deng is not an easy man to ... Read full review

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Ezra F. Vogel has outdone himself with his highly informative work on Deng Xiaoping, who has and is more and more turning out to be one of the most influential and significant leaders of the 20th ... Read full review

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VogelEzra F.:

Ezra F. Vogel is Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences Emeritus at Harvard and former Director of Harvard's Fairbank Center for East Asian Research and the Asia Center.

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