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Prisoner of the state: the secret journal of Zhao Ziyang

Author: Zhao, Ziyang ; Pu, Bao, translation ; Chiang, Renee, translation ; Ignatius, Adi, translationPublisher: Simon and Schuster, 2009.Language: EnglishDescription: 306 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781439149386Type of document: Book
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Book Europe Campus
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Print J10.42 .C4 P75 2009
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Prisoner of the State The Secret Journal of Premier Zhao Ziyang Contents Preface ix Foreword xvii PART 1: THE TIANANMEN MASSACRE 1 1: The Student Protests Begin 3 2: An Editorial Makes Things Worse 8 3: Power Struggle 15 4: T h e C ra c k d o wn 2 5 5: T h e A c c u s a tio n s Fl y 3 5 6: The Campaign Against Zhao 39 7: Zhao's Talk with Gorbachev 45 PART 2: HOUSE ARREST 51 1: Zhao Becomes a Prisoner 53 The Investigative Report 63 2: Zhao's Lonely Struggle 72 PART 3: THE ROOTS OF CHINA'S ECONOMIC BOOM 89 1: 2: 3: 4: Conflicting Views at the Top 91 An Early Setback 95 Opening Painfully to the World 101 Finding a New Approac h 111 5: Zhao and Hu Cla sh 114 6: Playing a Trick on a Rival 119 7: O n e S te p a t a T i me 1 2 5 8: The Economy Gets Too Hot 127 9: 10: 11: 12: The Magic of Free Trade 134 Freedom on the Farm 138 The Coastal Regions Take Off 145 Coping with Corruption 155 PART 4: WAR IN THE POLITBURO 159 1: 2: 3: 4: Hu Yaobang "Resigns" 161 Zhao Walks the Line 183 The Ideologues 197 Preparing for the Main Event 203 PART 5: A TUMULTUOUS YEAR 215 1: After the Congress 217 2: Panic Buying and Bank Runs 219 3: A Series of Missteps 223 4: The Problem with Prices 226 5: Reforms Take a Hit 229 6: Zhao in Retreat 233 7: The Campaign to Overthrow Zhao 237 PART 6: HOW CHINA MUST CHANGE 245 1: 2: 3: 4: 5: Deng's View on Political Reform 247 Hu's View on Political Reform 254 How Zhao's View Evolved 256 The Old Guard Fights Back 261 The Way Forward 269 Epilogue 275 A Brief Biography of Zhao Ziyang 283 Who Was Who 289 Acknowledgments 305

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