Behind China’s power!
Title: Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China Author: Ezra F. Vogel
Publisher: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press (September 26, 2011) Price: $24.72
No. of pages: 928
Den Xiaoping is considered as China’s one of the boldest strategist of the twentieth century, who is believed to have a long- term impact on world history. The book provides a step- by- step political biography of the man who gets most of the credit for China’s spectacular rise to an economic power. By piecing together a clear account of interviews and memoirs, Vogel has argued that Deng deserves a central place in the pantheon of 20thcentury leaders. For he not only launched China’s marketoriented economic reforms, but also accomplished something that had eluded Chinese leaders for almost two centuries: the transformation of the world’s oldest civilization into a modern nation