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Author Cunningham, Philip J.

Title Tiananmen moon : inside the Chinese student uprising of 1989 / Philip J. Cunningham.

Imprint Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2009.

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Description xi, 291 p., [10] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Asian voices
Asian voices (Rowman and Littlefield, Inc.)
Contents I: New moon -- In search of the real China -- The new May fourth spirit -- Ten thousand bicycles -- II: Waxing moon -- Hunger strike -- Laying claim to the square -- Looking for Gorbachev -- Working-class heroes -- Rising tide of rebellion -- Everyone an emperor -- Breaking the fast -- III: Waning moon -- Martial law -- Provincial vagabonds -- Egg on the face of Mao -- Tiananmen headquarters -- Radical camp -- Last will and testament -- Clandestine interview -- Going underground -- Midnight rendezvous -- IV: No moon -- Troops are coming -- Of tanks and men -- Eve of destruction -- The sky is crying.
Subject College students -- China -- Beijing -- Biography.
Student movements -- China -- Beijing -- History -- 20th century.
Foreign correspondents -- China -- Beijing -- History -- 20th century.
China -- History -- Tiananmen Square Incident, 1989.
Beijing (China) -- Biography.
Tian'an Men (Beijing, China) -- History -- 20th century.
Beijing (China) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
China -- History -- Tiananmen Square Incident, 1989 -- Press coverage.
ISBN 9780742566729 (cloth)
0742566722 (cloth)
9780742566743 (electronic)
0742566749 (electronic)

 
    
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