China 1976 to present: change and reform

20th Century Chinese History

By Professor Arne Westad, published 12th August 2015

A Capitalist Revolution

In this podcast Professor Arne Westad looks at the changes that have taken place in China since the death of Mao Zedong.

1. Introduction to China 1976-present
2. Market Reforms: A coalition between the Military and the Party Modernisers.
3. A Capitalist Revolution.
4. Gradual Liberalisation.
5. Growing social divide.
6. Chinese perceptions of themselves and the outside world.

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