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Essais sur la Chine

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Une interprétation et une dénonciation de la Chine contemporaine à travers ces cinq essais iconoclastes aussi lucides et lumineux qu'implacables. Des textes rétifs à toute récupération politique.
Mass Market Paperback, 840 pages
Published May 7th 1998 by Robert Laffont
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Simon Leys is a revelation. Motivated by a profound knowledge of classical Chinese civilization, a great moral engagement in the modern Chinese struggle for democracy, and an underlying sympathy for the Chinese people against their shifting oppressors, he was one of a small handful of Western sinologists of his time to point out "the Chairman's New Clothes" and denounce the savage absurdity of communist rule in general and the Cultural Revolution in particular. His analyses of the vicious ...more
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