The Resource The changing face of China : from Mao to market, John Gittings

The changing face of China : from Mao to market, John Gittings

Label
The changing face of China : from Mao to market
Title
The changing face of China
Title remainder
from Mao to market
Statement of responsibility
John Gittings
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A highly readable account of the dramatic changes in China from Mao Zedong's revolution through the turmoil of the Red Guards to the country's emergence as a world economic powerhouse. - ;Where is China heading in the 21st century? Can its Communist Party survive or is it being challenged by growing inequality and unrest? Will the US and China cooperate or compete in a dangerous future? Will China's economic boom be brought to a halt by environmental catastrophe? In this highly readable account, John Gittings provides the essential information to help answer these vital questions for the world
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
951.05
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS777.55
LC item number
.G533 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The changing face of China : from Mao to market, John Gittings
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-357) and indexes
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents; List of Illustrations; 1. Introduction: The new 'New China'; 2. Search for Socialism: From Liberation to Utopia; 3. Mao Zedong versus the Party: From cult to Cultural Revolution; 4. The Rebel Alternative: From 1919 to the Red Guards; 5. Second Cultural Revolution: The abortive Great Debate; 6. Economics in Command: The modernization of China; 7. Peasant China Transformed: The rise of rural enterprise; 8. The Growth of Dissent: Poets and democracy; 9. The Party under Pressure: Reform and reaction; 10. The Scholars Speak Out: Humanism or Bourgeois Liberalism?
  • 11. The Door Opens Wide: China and the world economy12. Tiananmen Square, 1989: Turning-point for China; 13. Into the New Millennium: China transformed; 14. China and the World: From Mao to market; Notes; Chronology 1949-2004; China's Political Leaders; Select Bibliography; Index of Names; General Index
Control code
ocn646790465
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 372 pages, [8] pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281346339
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36178068
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)646790465
  • acaebk0191517410

Library Locations

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