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Published: 07 January 2010

480 Pages | 32 pages of illustrations


ISBN: 9780198016922

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Breaking Through

The Birth of China's Opening-up Policy

Li Lanquing

  • A rare insider's account of the most important era in China's recent history
  • The first account by a senior Chinese official of the creation and implementation of China's Opening-up Policy available in English
  • A particularly detailed history, describing many of the specific people, political challenges, and policy steps involved in China's economic reform and opening to the outside world
  • An academic's trove of new historical information, informed by nearly 300 declassified files, documents, hand-written scripts and pictures hitherto unavailable