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Zhao Ziyang and the elite politics of the People's Republic of China, 1980–1989

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This doctoral dissertation examines the history of the elite politics of the People's Republic of China (PRC) in the crucial period 1980–1989 by centering on Zhao Ziyang (1919–2005), who served as Premier of the State Council (1980–1987) and then as General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party (1987–1989) before his purge, house arrest, and official erasure. Using newly available, exceptionally rich primary source material, this dissertation analyzes Zhao's roles and the complex dynamics ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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Funding agency for:
Gewirtz, J
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2018-07-23

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