Post Tagged with: "Chinese Communist Party"

The Chinese Great Cultural Revolution and China’s Loss of Faith

The Chinese Great Cultural Revolution and China’s Loss of Faith

The Cultural Revolution shaped, and continues to shape, the China that exists today. No matter whether anyone dares, or wants, to talk about the events five decades ago.

Image by Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Interview – Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Wasserstrom talks about China’s shifting place in the world given its political history, economics, foreign policy and the continued need for research in this field.

Review – The Formation of the Chinese Communist Party

Review – The Formation of the Chinese Communist Party

Ishikawa’s deep archival research casts doubt on the official history of the formation of the Chinese Communist Party, but is often overwhelmingly dense.

Unpacking Chinese Identity, the View From Tiananmen

Unpacking Chinese Identity, the View From Tiananmen

Looking to Tiananmen Square, one can see a menagerie of ideas competing for the soul of China. Each of these ideas finds a constituency within the ruling Communist Party and many are ideologically irreconcilable with the other.

Who is the Paramount Leader of China?

Who is the Paramount Leader of China?

As we witness the change in leadership in China, led ostensibly by Xi Jinping, new evidence is rapidly emerging which we can use to develop our understanding further.

The CCP at 90

The CCP at 90

The Chinese Communist Party is a unique force. None of the members who attended the first meeting would have dared imagine that less than a century later, membership would stand at 80 million, and was poised to become one of the major forces of the 21st century. The Party today is facing a new range of challenges, which are testing even its legendary capacity for adaptation and pragmatic change.

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