Deng Xiaoping and the Chinese Revolution: A Political Biography

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Psychology Press, 1994 - Social Science - 209 pages
David Goodman reaches beyond China's spectacular economic success of recent years to understand the sources of Deng's political power. This is a balanced evaluation of the career of one of the century's great political survivors.
 

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Contents

Deng Xiaoping communism and revolution
1
Childhood youth and travel 19041937
22
Military service 19371952
37
Party affairs and leadership 19521960
49
Reconstruction and Mao 19601966
63
Modernization and conflict 19691978
77
The foundations of reform 19791984
90
Reaction readjustment and retirement 1985 and after
102
a preliminary assessment
115
speeches and writings
126
Notes
163
Bibliography
186
Index
204
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