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Never Turn Back

China and the Forbidden History of the 1980s

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$32.95 • £28.95 • €29.95

ISBN 9780674241848

Publication Date: 10/18/2022


432 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

15 photos

Belknap Press


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  • Introduction: Forbidden History
    • 1. Reassessing History, Recasting Modernization
  • I. Ideology and Propaganda
    • 2. Spiritual Pollutions and Sugar-Coated Bullets
    • 3. The Scourge of Bourgeois Liberalization
  • II. The Economy
    • 4. Liberating the Productive Forces
    • 5. The Powers of the Market
  • III. Technology
    • 6. Responding to the New Technological Revolution
    • 7. A Matter of the Life and Death of the Nation
  • IV. Political Modernization
    • 8. Masters of the Country
    • 9. Explore without Fear
  • V. Before Tiananmen
    • 10. Two Rounds of Applause
    • 11. A Great Flood
    • 12. We Came Too Late
  • VI. Tiananmen and After
    • 13. Political Crackdown and Narrative Crisis
    • 14. Recasting Reform and Opening
    • 15. The Socialist Survivor in a Capitalist World
  • Conclusion: A New Era
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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