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The Soviet Coup as Critical Juncture in Modern Chinese Politics

Chinese PoliticsThe path of economic reform in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in recent years has been one of consistent, incremental change. However, this was not the case in the 1980s and early 1990s when the introduction of western-style market reforms had given rise to significant divisions in China’s top leadership and a general sense of uncertainty as to which economic path China would take. Continue reading