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Contents List of Illustrationsix 1. Introduction: The new `New China'1 2. Search for Socialism: From Liberation to Utopia18 3. Mao Zedong versus the Party: From cult to Cultural Revolution42 4. The Rebel Alternative: From 1919 to the Red Guards58 5. Second Cultural Revolution: The abortive Great Debate77 6. Economics in Command: The modernization of China98 7. Peasant China Transformed: The rise of rural enterprise119 8. The Growth of Dissent: Poets and democracy140 9. The Party Under Pressure: Reform and reaction164 10. The Scholars Speak Out: Humanism or Bourgeois Liberalism?187 11. The Door Opens Wide: China and the World Economy208 12. Tiananmen Square, 1989: Turning-point for China223 13. Into the New Millennium: China transformed250 14. China and the World: From Mao to market290 Notes331 Chronology 1949–2004346 China's Political Leaders350 Bibliography353 Index of Names000 General Index000
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China -- History -- 1949-.