Black Hands of Beijing: Lives of Defiance in China's Democracy Movement

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Diane Publishing Company, May 1, 1993 - 390 pages
This vivid chronicle of the lives of three indomitable Chinese compatriots reveals the defiant spirit that drives the struggle for democracy in China. Details the inner workings of the Chinese democracy movement from its first inspiring tremors in 1976 to 1992. Who are these heroes, who were all branded chief conspirators behind the Tiananmen Square protests in 1989? You'll meet Wang Juntao, Chen Ziming, & Han Dongfang. Recreates the exact course of events in those days in the Square when force was used against the protesters. Also recounts the gripping stories of life on the run of those targeted by the regime in the crackdown after the protests.

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Black and Munro's account of the 1989 democracy movement uses segments of dialog between China's best-known reformers--in particular, Wang Juntao, Chen Ziming, and Han Dongfang--to render a surreal ... Read full review

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