Prisoner of the State The Secret Journal of Premier Zhao Ziyang

ISBN-10: 1439149380
ISBN-13: 9781439149386
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Description: In one of the biggest news events of the year, this work unveils the secret recorded diaries of Zhao Ziyang, the former Premier of China and the most powerful communist in that country ever to be deposed.

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Book details

List price: $34.00
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/19/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

In one of the biggest news events of the year, this work unveils the secret recorded diaries of Zhao Ziyang, the former Premier of China and the most powerful communist in that country ever to be deposed.

Preface
Foreword
The Tiananment Massacre
The Student Protests Begin
An Editorial Makes Things Worse
Power Struggle
The Crackdown
The Accusations Fly
The Campaign Against Zhao
Zhao's Talk with Gorbachev
House Arrest
Zhao Becomes a Prisoner
The Investigative Report
Zhao's Lonely Struggle
The Roots of China's Economic Boom
Conflicting Views at the Top
An Early Setback
Opening Painfully to the World
Finding a New Approach
Zhao and Hu Clash
Playing a Trick on a Rival
One Step at a Time
The Economy Gets Too Hot
The Magic of Free Trade
Freedom on the Farm
The Coastal Regions Take Off
Coping with Corruption
War in the Politburo
Hu Yaobang "Resigns"
Zhao Walks the Line
The Ideologues
Preparing for the Main Event
A Tumultuous Year
After the Congress
Panic Buying and Bank Runs
A Series of Missteps
The Problem with Prices
Reforms Take a Hit
Zhao in Retreat
The Campaign to Overthrow Zhao
How China Must Change
Deng's View on Political Reform
Hu's View on Political Reform
How Zhao's View Evolved
The Old Guard Fights Back
The Way Forward
Epilogue
A Brief biography of Zhao Ziyang
Who Was Who
Acknowledgments

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