Bringing together substantial essays by leading scholars, this volume offers a comprehensive introduction to and analysis of the politics of the People's Republic of China from 1949 to 1989. The first four chapters are drawn from the Cambridge History of China, Volumes 14 and 15. The last chapter, covering the events of the 1980s, has been written specifically for this volume. The particular strength of the volume is the depth of expert knowledge provided for each extraordinary period due to each period being covered by a ...

The Politics of China 1949 1989 1994, Cambridge University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780521447621

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