Behind the Tiananmen Massacre Social, Political, and Economic Ferment in China by Chu-Yuan Cheng

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  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Demonstrations & protest movements,
  • Contemporary Politics - Asia,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • China,
  • History,
  • Tiananmen Square Incident, 198,
  • Tiananmen Square Incident, 1989

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Number of Pages256
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ISBN 100813310474
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He concludes that the June 4 massacre brought economic reform to an abrupt halt, damaged the Beijing government's international status and was "completely unnecessary and unjustified." Cited by: In the wake of the Tiananmen bloodshed, two diametrically opposed interpretations of the event have been offered.

Both Jiang Zemin's and Deng Xiaoping's statements clearly indicate that the official interpretation of the crushed democracy movement had two purposes: to justify the brutal crackdown and to find the scapegoat for the tragedy.

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The roots of the Tiananmen bloodshed rest more in the power structure and the mentality of the Chinese gerontocracy than in the economic disturbances. A book released in Hong Kong reveals how after the massacre, China’s top officials united to denounce an ousted leader and embrace a darkly wary worldview.

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China at the time () blamed the protests on counter-revolutionaries seeking to overthrow the party. In an editorial in the Communist Party’s People’s Daily China denounced the student demonstrations as a premeditated and organised conspiracy a. The Tiananmen Massacre and its aftermath are also a reminder to world leaders that the “Tiananmen solution,” using guns and tanks against unarmed citizens—even if it achieves short-term stability and preserves the power of the ruling elite—is never a lasting solution to problems of social and economic justice and : Rowena Xiaoqing He.

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They were halted in a bloody crackdown, known as the Tiananmen Square. Septem Why China’s Rulers Fear Democracy John K. Fairbank. Government in China is still elitist, not electoral. Behind the Tiananmen massacre of June lies the continuing modern conflict between the two wings of China’s political elite—the power-holders over the Party and army, on the one hand, and the intellectuals and student trainees.

Most people in the western world remember the Tiananmen Square Massacre this way: Students protest for democracy in Beijing, China, in June of Chinese government sends troops and tanks to Tiananmen Square.

Student protesters are brutally : Kallie Szczepanski. The Tiananmen Square massacre. [Kelly Barth;] -- Discusses what the causes behind the Tiananmen Square Massacre might have been, describes what happened in the square and surrounding areas, and presents newly discovered information about the event.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Tiananmen Square incident, series of protests and demonstrations in China in the spring of that culminated on the night of June 3–4 with a government crackdown on the demonstrators in Tiananmen Square in Beijing.

Although the demonstrations and their subsequent repression occurred in cities. A day before several hundred troops had massed behind the Great Hall and I assumed they had been positioned on the roof. THE iconic photo of the Tiananmen Square Massacre I rode my bicycle north toward Chang’an Avenue and hadn’t gotten very far when I noticed a line of Armored Personnel Carriers moving toward the square flanked by hundreds.

Behind the Tiananmen Massacre: social, political, and economic ferment in China. [Zhuyuan Zheng] -- A description of the rapidly changing socio-economic and political conditions that led to public demonstrations and bloody repression in Beijing in the spring of   The “Tiananmen Square Massacre” has always been shorthand for slaughters committed throughout the city.

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Should we think of the June 4, Tiananmen massacre as an act frozen in time, awaiting its true recognition and denouement in some vague future. Two new books tackle the Tiananmen events from this vantage point.

One is set in China and is about repressing memory; the other is set abroad and is about keeping it alive. Now Available in Paperback In Beyond Tiananmen, Robert Suettinger suggests the calamity in Tiananmen Square marked a critical turning point in U.S. Tiananmen massacre and systemic recidivism, is an object lesson in the futility of taking the capitalist road without going all the wa y to advanced democratic capitalism’ (Prybyla, ).Author: M.

Anne Brown. The best books on the Tiananmen Square massacre of June 4thas recommended by Jeffrey Wasserstrom, Chancellor's Professor of History at UC Irvine.

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index Roots of the massacre -- Chinese government's opposition to reform -- Reforms were impossible under communism -- Deng Xiaoping condemns the Tiananamen -- Tiananmen protesters' declaration of a hunger strike -- Older Chinese leaders favored martial law -- Crackdown -- Bloodbath reported in the square -- Pages:   Tiananmen Square: the silences left by the massacre An account of the Beijing atrocity and its repercussions, using words banned by the Chinese government Madeleine Thien.

The Tiananmen Square massacre was a horrific event wherein the government slaughtered thousands of protesting individuals in cold blood. In mainland China, information regarding this mass murder has been suppressed for decades. This is the messed up truth about the Tiananmen Square : Nicholas Conley.

25 years ago, China's army used brute force to end a massive protest in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. Seth Doane reports on the efforts of the government to erase the massacre from the history books.

There has been a lot of one-sided discussion regarding this event. In order to understand the event, how and why it “happened”, instead of just drinking the kool-Aid of various voices, a bit of logic is required. Here’s mine: Definition of MASSACR. Tank Man (also known as the Unknown Protester or Unknown Rebel) is the nickname of an unidentified Chinese man who stood in front of a column of tanks leaving Tiananmen Square on June 5,the day after the Chinese military had suppressed the Tiananmen Square protests by force.

As the lead tank maneuvered to pass by the man, he repeatedly shifted his position Known for: Iconic photo of his protest during. Prisoner of the State is the story of Premier Zhao Ziyang, the man who brought liberal change to China and who was dethroned at the height of the Tiananmen Square protests in for trying to stop the massacre.

Zhao spent the last years of his life under house ed on: The Tiananmen Square Massacre: The History and Legacy of the Chinese Government’s Crackdown on the Protests examines the plight of the protesters, as well as the evolution, peak, and the bloody unraveling of their cause.

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The major ones are events before communism, Mao Zedong’s era, Deng Xiaoping’s era, and the Tiananmen Square Massacre. These events and people changed China dramatically. Known as the "Gate of Heavenly Peace," Tiananmen Square became the center of turmoil as tension mounted between demonstrators and the Chinese government.

Welcome to WatchMojo's Top 5 Facts. Tiananmen Square in the early 20th century, viewed from Zhengyangmen Gate (Qianmen Gate) with the Gate of China, later removed inin the place of the present-day Mao Zedong Mausoleum. The "corridor of a thousand steps" is visible behind the Gate of China, and Tiananmen Gate is in the fied Chinese: 天安门广场.

Tiananmen, the Chinese leaders said: “Let’s kill those who must be killed” REVELATIONS Thirty years after the massacre, a book reveals the transcripts of the speeches of party leaders before the military intervention on the protesters: “We all agree”.

A new book is published with apparently leaked documents showing the ruling Chinese Communist Party leadership rallying around then supreme leader Deng Xiaoping after the Tiananmen massacre. Lisa Zhang Wharton's "Last Kiss In Tiananmen Square" put a face and a personal story to the history of the 4 June Tiananmen Square Massacre.

That pure, beautiful face belongs to the studious bookworm Baiyun/5(16). The People’s Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited is a nonfiction book by journalist Louisa Lim and published by Oxford University Press in It explores the lives of people who were affected by the Tiananmen Square protests of and the June 4 Tiananmen Square massacre in China.

Lim uses personal accounts to tell the story of the student protests. Despite the serene undertones of the name, however, Tiananmen Square has long been a site of political unrest and violence.

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