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China Perspectives 2016/1

Photo Essay: Deng Xiaoping’s Failed Reform in 1975-1976
Our latest issue includes a rare and previously unreleased document that narrates the political events leading to the April Fifth Movement on Tiananmen Square in 1976, one of the very last acts of the Cultural Revolution. As a student in Beijing, Prof. David Zweig was an eye-witness to these events. It is our happy privilege to publish his work and pictures in this issue.

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The French Centre for Research on Contemporary China (CEFC) is a public research institute, funded by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS). Its mission is to study the political, economic, social, and cultural developments in Greater China. Established in 1991, the Centre is based in Hong Kong, with an office in Taipei since 1994 and in Beijing since 2014. The CEFC publishes China Perspectives, a quarterly academic journal established in 1995 and devoted to all aspects of the study of contemporary China. Each issue presents a special feature, guest edited by an internationally recognised specialist. China Perspectives welcomes submissions of individual papers or special issues on any topic related to contemporary China.

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