As the world is drawn together with increasing force, our long-standing isolation from--and baffling ignorance of--China is ever more perilous. This book offers a powerful analysis of China and the transformations it has undertaken since 1989.Wang Hui is unique in China's intellectual world for his ability to synthesize an insider's knowledge of economics, politics, civilization, and Western critical theory. A participant in the Tiananmen Square ...
By Hui Wang
Hardcover: 256 pages
Publisher: Harvard University Press (November 28, 2003)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.8 x 8.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 3552021
Format: PDF Text TXT ebook
I'm not a China expert, but this book seems like a useful corrective to the assumption that the 1989 protest movement was liberal-democratic and anti-communist, as it was in Eastern Europe. Wang argues that the movement was a unique coalition of tho