John Gittings, 6 July 1995
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Westview, 288 pp., £44.50, November 1994, 9780813319209Show More
“... dozen international weeklies. It was an inspired move. The well-connected Hong Kong China-watcher Willy Lam writes that Deng’s ‘imperial tour of the south’ was a gigantic triumph of will over the conservatives in Beijing and the grey national mood. Almost single-handedly, Deng managed to blot out the disgrace of 4 June. ‘With a bold stroke, Deng ...”