eBook The Tiananmen Square Protests of 1989, 1st Edition

  • Jeff Hay
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  • ISBN-10: 0737751304
  • ISBN-13: 9780737751307
  • DDC: 951.05
  • 200 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released April 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010
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Each volume of Perspectives on Modern World History offers a fresh look -- from multiple perspectives -- at momentous events in world history. This volume introduces and provides a brief overview of major factors that contributed to the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 in China. Each volume opens with background information -- including primary source material -- covering the periods leading up to, during and after the event. Then, each volume offers an in-depth, multinational perspective on the controversies surrounding the event and the current implications or long-lasting effects. Each volume concludes with first-person narratives from people who lived through or were directly impacted by the event. Essays are compiled from a variety of sources and are carefully edited and introduced to provide context for readers unfamiliar with the historical event.

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