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China misperceived

American illusions and Chinese reality

by Steven W. Mosher

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Published by BasicBooks in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Relations -- China,
    • China -- Relations -- United States,
    • China -- Foreign public opinion, American,
    • China -- Politics and government -- 1949-

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSteven W. Mosher.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE183.8.C5 M63 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 260 p. ;
      Number of Pages260
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1895502M
      ISBN 100465098053
      LC Control Number90080246

      The Chinese Land Reform Movement, also known by the Chinese abbreviation Tǔgǎi (土改), was a campaign by the Communist Party leader Mao Zedong during the late phase of the Chinese Civil War and the early People's Republic of China. The campaign involved mass killings of landlords by tenants and land redistribution to the peasantry. The estimated death count of the movement ranges from Literal meaning: Land Reform Movement. Now, in China Misperceived, Mosher, who is director of the Asian Studies Center at the Claremont Institute, attacks most of the American experts on China, whether academic, journalistic, or diplomatic, for failing to expose the injustice and oppression of the Chinese Communists. The book is severe in its criticism and sometimes painfully.

      Social scientist and China expert Mosher relates the story of Chi An, a former population-control worker in China, whose own second pregnancy became the catalyst for her fight to stay in the U.S. "A searing and candid look at a place where the state brutally intrudes into the most intimate parts of a woman's life"Kirkus Reviews/5(2). Pages in category "Books about communism" The following 30 pages are in this category, out of 30 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().

      Improved Sino-American relations, accompanied by domestic reforms in China, led to a gradual improvement in American attitudes toward China during the s and s. By the late s, Americans held positive perceptions of China and its relations with the United States, but continued to view the People's Republic as communist and by: This is the story of the ordeal of Chi An, a Chinese mother, and her fight to escape being a victim of China's family-planning policies of the s. These allowed no more than one child per couple un.


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