Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 February 2010

480 Pages | 32 pgs. of illus.

6-1/4 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780198016922

Bookseller Code (06)

Breaking Through

The Birth of China's Opening-up Policy

Li Lanqing

  • 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