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Living With Reform: China since 1989 (Global History of the Present)

3.84 of 5 stars 3.84  ·  rating details  ·  19 ratings  ·  3 reviews
This book seeks to give the general reader a clear and readable contemporary history of China based on the latest scholarly research. It offers a balanced perspective of the continuing legacy of Maoism in the lifeways not only of China's leaders but China's working people. It outlines the ambitious economic reforms taken since the 1980s and shows the complex responses to t ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published January 23rd 2007 by Fernwood Publishing and Zed Books
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Rebecca
This book is less a history of China in the Reform era than it is a description of situation in China during this time period. I think it is very helpful for describing society and the issues that China is facing at the turn of the century, both foreign and domestic.
Rebekah Lewis
Brief and concise, this text sets out to give a quick crash course of the development of modern China. This book will help to let you touch on the surface of the way present day China is they way it is. Don't read this alone, I recommend reading "Mao's China and After: A History of the People's Republic" by Maurice Meisner along with this book to clear up any confusions you might have reading this work.

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Jacob
I read this book before my recent trip to China to gain some basic understanding of China. This was recommended by a friend who teaching Political Science at Loyola and specializes in China. It was an easy read that taught me a lot.
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