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The legacy of Tiananmen : China in disarray, James A.R. Miles

Label
The legacy of Tiananmen : China in disarray
Title
The legacy of Tiananmen
Title remainder
China in disarray
Statement of responsibility
James A.R. Miles
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
China's economic boom has enthralled the world and brought unprecedented prosperity to millions of Chinese. But as Deng's enemies within the Communist party have often warned, it has aggravated social tensions and weakened the party's grip. The gap between rich and poor and between rural and urban areas is widening. Corruption is flourishing among officials who, seeing collapse of communism elsewhere, have lost faith in their party's future. On the basis of extensive interviews with officials, ordinary citizens, and intellectuals, the author concludes that China in the late 1990s is a country deeply unsure of where it is going. Politicians and public alike are asking themselves whether China is emerging as a new economic superpower with global influence to match, or if it is heading toward the chaos they so much fear. In the coming years, the answer to this question will have major implications for the outside world. With a population four times that of the former Soviet Union, a China in turmoil would have a colossal impact on some of the world's most successful economies on its rim, especially Hong Kong and Taiwan, which is due to revert to Chinese rule in 1997
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Miles, James A. R.
Dewey number
951.05/8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS779.32
LC item number
.M54 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • China
  • China
  • China
  • China
  • Economische verandering
  • Politieke aspecten
  • Chine
  • Chine
  • Chine
  • Politik
  • Wirtschaftspolitik
  • Soziale Situation
  • China
  • Tiananmen Square Incident (China : 1989)
  • Politics and government
  • Social conditions
  • China
Label
The legacy of Tiananmen : China in disarray, James A.R. Miles
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Maps on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-354) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Ch. 5.
  • The Virus of Corruption
  • Ch. 6.
  • Without Grain There Will Be Chaos
  • Ch. 7.
  • Lighting the Fuse
  • Ch. 8.
  • Greater China Risks
  • Ch. 9.
  • The Third Generation
  • Ch. 1.
  • Ch. 10.
  • Sheet of Loose Sand?
  • Rivers of Blood
  • Ch. 2.
  • The Smokeless War
  • Ch. 3.
  • The Deng Whirlwind
  • Ch. 4.
  • Revolution and Its Price
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 379 pages, [16] pages of plates
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035883228
Label
The legacy of Tiananmen : China in disarray, James A.R. Miles
Link
Publication
Note
Maps on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-354) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Ch. 5.
  • The Virus of Corruption
  • Ch. 6.
  • Without Grain There Will Be Chaos
  • Ch. 7.
  • Lighting the Fuse
  • Ch. 8.
  • Greater China Risks
  • Ch. 9.
  • The Third Generation
  • Ch. 1.
  • Ch. 10.
  • Sheet of Loose Sand?
  • Rivers of Blood
  • Ch. 2.
  • The Smokeless War
  • Ch. 3.
  • The Deng Whirlwind
  • Ch. 4.
  • Revolution and Its Price
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 379 pages, [16] pages of plates
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035883228

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