The Tiananmen Papers

By Liang Zhang (Author), Orville Schell (Author), Andrew J Nathan (Editor)


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On the night of June 3-4, 1989, Chinese troops violently crushed the largest pro-democracy demonstrations in the history of the communist regime. In this extraordinary collection of hundreds of internal government and Communist Party documents, secretly smuggled out of China, we learn how these events came to pass from behind the scenes. The material reveals how the most important decisions were made; and how the turmoil split the ruling elite into radically opposed factions. The book includes the minutes of the crucial meetings at which the Elders decided to cashier the pro-reform Party secretary Zhao Ziyang and to replace him with Jiang Zemin, to declare martial law, and finally to send the troops to drive the students from the Square.
Just as the Pentagon Papers laid bare the secret American decision making behind the Vietnam War and changed forever our view of the nation's political leaders, so too has The Tiananmen Papers altered our perception of how and why the events of June 4 took the shape they did. Its publication has proven to be a landmark event in Chinese and world history.

The book that exposed the inner workings of the Chinese government and the crackdown on the Tiananmen Square uprising--the publication of which proved to be a landmark event in Chinese and world history--is now available in paperback. Internal government and Communist Party documents secretly smuggled out of China reveals how the events of June 4, 1989, came to pass. 4 maps.

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  • : The Tiananmen Papers
  • : Liang Zhang
  • : PublicAffairs
  • : 1586481223
  • : 9781586481223
  • : Paperback

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