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Discos And Democracy: China In The Throes Of Reform
Discos And Democracy: China In The Throes Of Reform
By Orville Schell
Pantheon, 1988, 384 pp
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A vivid, if somewhat sensationalized, account of the transformation of Chinese society since Mao's death. It describes student demonstrations and the purging of dissident intellectuals from the party, and it offers tantalizing glimpses into the new worlds of Chinese bodybuilding, advertising, disco and cosmetic surgery.