China’s reforms don’t contradict the communist revolution – they consolidate it
As the People’s Republic turns 70, sinologist and historian Wang Gungwu delves deep into ancient history to illustrate how modern China, from Mao Zedong to Deng Xiaoping to Xi Jinping, has followed a continuous rather than contradictory path
Wang was speaking at the launch of ThinkChina magazine in Singapore
Wang Gungwu is University Professor at the National University of Singapore and Professor Emeritus of the Australian National University. He was vice-chancellor of the University of Hong Kong from 1986 to 1995.