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Sowing the Seeds of Democracy in China

Political Reform in the Deng Xiaoping Era

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$38.00 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674830080

Publication Date: 03/19/1995


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


  • Preface
  • Major Figures
  • 1. The Democratic Elite
  • 2. Hu Yaobang’s Intellectual Network
  • 3. Political Openness, Literary Repression
  • 4. The Campaign against Bai Hua and Other Writers
  • 5. The Revival and Suppression of Political Discourse
  • 6. Radical Revisions of Ideology and Political Procedures
  • 7. Beyond the Limits of Discourse
  • 8. The Campaign against Bourgeois Liberalization
  • 9. The Return of the Democratic Elite
  • 10. The Beginning of Organized Opposition
  • 11. The Democratic Elite and Tiananmen
  • 12. A New Kind of Intellectual Activist
  • Notes
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 1994 Professional and Scholarly Publishing Award, Government & Political Science Category, Association of American Publishers
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