China 1976 to present: change and reform.

The Capitalist Revolution

Assessing the extent of political, economic and social change since the death of Mao Zedong.

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

1. Introduction.
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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