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Becoming a superpower : Deng Xiaoping's reforms and their legacy / BBC Worldwide Ltd.

Other author/creatorBBC Worldwide Ltd.
Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2009], ©2008.
Description1 streaming video file (44 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Subject(s)
Variant title Deng Xiaoping's reforms and their legacy
Series China's Capitalist Revolution
China's capitalist revolution. UNAUTHORIZED
Contents From Communism to Capitalism (2:00) -- Deng's Capitalism (2:33) -- Success for Entrepreneurs (2:02) -- Productivity Crisis (3:40) -- Crisis for Factory Workers (2:53) -- Lure of Western Capital (3:28) -- Citizens Protest Government Corruption (2:46) -- Protesters Anger Deng (2:40) -- Mass Protests in China (2:38) -- Student Protest in Chaos (2:47) -- China: On the Path to Anarchy (2:42) -- Communist Army vs. Chinese Citizens (3:46) -- Aftermath of Tiananmen Square (1:59) -- Return of the Maoists (1:50) -- Deng as Anti-Maoist (3:08) -- China's Open Door Policy (1:53)
Abstract What forces drove Chinese capitalism forward and enabled a generation of innovators and business leaders to emerge? Can the tragedy of Tiananmen Square be understood in terms of China's economic, rather than political, development? What is Deng Xiaoping's legacy today? This program addresses those questions as it explores the maturation and impact of Deng's policies. Interviewees include Chen Yizi, a former government economic adviser; Wan Runnan, founder of Sitong Electronics-which, like many other Chinese companies, flourished under Deng's reforms; Dr. Michael Marti, author of China and the Legacy of Deng Xiaoping: From Communist Revolution to Capitalist Evolution; and many others.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Nov. 06, 2009.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: BBC Worldwide Ltd., 2009 9781616162610
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Genre/formVideorecording.
Publisher number40669s Films Media Group
Publisher number40671 Films Media Group

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