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  1. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Renewal: The Chinese State and the New Global History by Wang Gungwu

    Posted Sep 08th 2013, 12:00am by KERRIE MACPHERSON

    ... Yat-sen and the modernisers wanted to both break with the past and retain a selective version of Chinese culture. However, revolutionaries including Mao Zedong denied the validity of the past ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: The Specter of "the People", by Mun Young Cho

    Posted Jul 28th 2013, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... chose Harbin because it illustrates most vividly the change in China since the start of the Deng Xiaoping era. In Mao Zedong's time, the northeast was the most industrialised region ...

  3. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Xi Jinping's birthplace, Fuping, set to prosper from leader's rise

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... of Shaanxi province, but he was jailed in September 1935 during a leftist campaign. By his own account, Xi senior was just days from being executed when Mao Zedong arrived in Shaanxi with his Long ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: Following the Leader, by David Lampton

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 06:41pm by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... on the individuals behind the post-Mao Zedong transformation is welcome. Based on 558 interviews with Chinese officials spanning almost four decades, Following the Leader: Ruling China, From Deng Xiaoping ... charismatic leaders in the mould of Mao or Deng and towards bureaucrats who favour governance by committee. It's a transition perfectly represented by the downfall of former Politburo member Bo ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: The Lost Generation, by Michel Bonnin

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 05:07pm by Mark O'Neill

    ... is about one of the most extraordinary experiments in human history: Mao Zedong's decision to send 17 million young Chinese from the cities to the countryside during the Cultural Revolution. ... the standard work on the subject. Mao's decision was based on political and ideological reasons: he wanted to disperse the Red Guards from the cities and prolong the revolution by launching a new ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: Wealth and Power

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... this story of national collapse and revival. And what an eclectic list of reformers. More than half of the book is devoted to Sun Yat-sen, Chiang Kai-shek, Mao Zedong, Deng Xiaoping and Zhu Rongji. ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: My First Trip to China

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... of separation." In his account of a trip in 1972, journalist Jonathan Mirsky explained how he changed from being a fan of Chairman Mao Zedong to a counter-revolutionary in 48 hours. His party was taken ...

  8. Business - Economy - CHINA

    The new spirit of austerity

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... the 106-proof liquor was used to clean the wounds of soldiers during the Long March, when chairman Mao Zedong's soldiers endured immense hardships as they fled over snow-clad mountains and through ... in Beijing. Xi warned in November that resentment at graft and the enrichment of cadres and their families threatened the party's grip on power. The role of mao-tai and other liquor in seasonal ...



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