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China since the 1949 Revolution

  • J. A. G. Roberts
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Abstract

The half-century since the Communists took power in China may be divided into two main phases: a revolutionary phase, which lasted until the death of Mao Zedong in 1976, and a pragmatic phase, which extended to the death of Deng Xiaoping in 1997 and which still continues.

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