Sowing The Seeds Of Democracy In China: Political Reform In The Deng Xiaoping Era
- Publish Date: 1995-03-19
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Merle Goldman
The West's leading authority on the role of intellectuals in contemporary China presents a percipient account of the efforts at political reform in the Deng Xiaoping era. Merle Goldman describes a group of highly placed intellectuals who, with the patronage of Deng Xiaoping's designated successors Hu Yaobang and then Zhao Ziyang, attempted to reshape both China's Marxist-Leninist ideology and its political system.