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HILD 12: 20 th -Century East Asia (Spring 2010) Professor Henry Lecture Outline (5-19): Life after Mao I. Winding Down at Home and Changing Course Overseas (1969-76) (continued from 5-17) A. Moderation and Relaxation of Revolutionary Fervor B. Rapprochement with the U.S. II. Chinese Politics and Society under Deng Xiaoping (1978-89) A. Deng Overcomes “Gang of Four” to lead China after Mao B. The Four Modernizations (Agriculture, Industry, Science, and Defense) 1. Individual Initiative over Revolutionary Virtue 2. “Responsibility System” Replaced Rural Communes 3. Less Regulated Industry and Surge of Foreign Investments C. Emerging Problems 1. Population Increased Despite One-Child Policy
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Unformatted text preview: 2. Environmental Woes 3. Fifth Modernization (Democracy) Suppressed D. The Four Cardinal Principles (March 1979) 1. Sot Road 2. Leadership of Chinese Communist Party (CCP) 3. Dictatorship of Proletariat 4. Marxism-Leninism and Mao Zedong Thought III. Intellectual Life and the Arts in the 1980’s A. “Literature and Arts of the Wounded” Followed by “A Search for Roots” B. New Exposure to Foreign Culture 1. Cui Jian (1961-): “China’s John Lennon” C. Mounting Political Pressures: Student Protests for Democratic Freedoms 1. The Tiananmen Square Massacre (Spring of 1989)...
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