Out of Mao's Shadow
The Struggle for the Soul of a New China
Philip Pan
Price  499.00
A riveting account from on the ground of the political struggle taking place in a country undergoing a dizzying economic transformation
The struggle for political change in China is reaching a crescendo. From the booming cities to the rural communities, Out of Mao’s Shadow introduces us to some of the courageous people who are dedicated to building a more democratic China despite the grave dangers they face in doing so. Written by one of the leading China correspondents of his generation, this book brings together compelling individual testimonies, taking us into the lives of people struggling to come to terms with the nation’s past, and to take control of its future. ‘A reminder that even in a nation of 1.3 billion people, individuals can make a difference – and that China still has plenty of heroes left’ Time ‘Pan takes the reader into bustling cities and into the vast tracts of countryside in search of those determined to preserve the memories of folk martyrs and to win freedom for the generations to come’ Good Book Guide
ISBN 9780330451048Category Non-fictionSubcategory Politics & Current Affairs
Publisher Pan Macmillan UKImprint PicadorPublished 07/08/2009
Format 198 x 126Binding PaperbackPage extent 368