!!> Reading ➶ The End of the Revolution ➮ Author Wang Hui – Thomashillier.co.uk

The End of the Revolution Challenging Both The Bureaucratic One Party Regime And The Western Neoliberal Paradigm, China S Leading Critic Shatters The Myth Of Progress And Reflects Upon The Inheritance Of A Revolutionary Past In This Original And Wide Ranging Study, Wang Hui Examines The Roots Of China S Social And Political Problems, And Traces The Reforms And Struggles That Have Led To The Current State Of Mass Depoliticization Arguing That China S Revolutionary History And Its Current Liberalization Are Part Of The Same Discourse Of Modernity, Wang Hui Calls For Alternatives To Both Its Capitalist Trajectory And Its Authoritarian Past.From The May Fourth Movement To Tiananmen Square, The End Of The Revolution Offers A Broad Discussion Of Chinese Intellectual History And Society, In The Hope Of Forging A New Path For China S Future.


10 thoughts on “The End of the Revolution

  1. says:

    This collection of essays is the English translation of a volume titled Depoliticized Politicsapplication of a model of democratic politics to the bureaucratic authoritarianism of China The idea is that the nation state becomes depoliticized, with very few real debates over ideology just the application of power s...


  2. says:

    Warning This is the first book I m putting in a category I ll call hardcore That means the book is very difficult, so I don t necessarily recommend this title, or this review, to everybody But if you re interested in intellectual history.I was expecting this to be a journalistic account celebrating the rise of gradualism in contemporary China Boy was I wrong this is a set of very piquant critiques both of China s current models of developmen...


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    Just to give you a taste Chinese commentators have been curiously absent from international discussions about the Sixties, despite the fact that the Cultural Revolution was so central to that tumultuous decade This silence, I would argue, represents not merely a rejection of the radical thought and practice of the Cultural Revolution but a negation of China s whole revolutionary century the era stretching from the Republican Revolution in 1911 to around 1976 The century s prologue was the Just to give you a taste Chinese commentators have been curiously absent from international discussions about the Sixties, despite the fact that the Cultural Revolution was so central to that tumultuous decade This silence, I would argue, represents not...


  4. says:

    As a reader not familiar with Chinese political thought, this book is fascinating It takes the uninformed reader on a crash course through the history of modern Chinese thought and reveals the subtleties that most non Chinese observers would easily overlook At the same time, it articulately tackles the questions of modernity in China firsthand, and we see Chinese thinkers interrogate the same questions of modernity that we claimed to have solved decades ago The book also features a good dis As a reader not familiar with Chinese political thought, this book is fascinating It takes the uninformed reader on a crash course through the history of modern Chinese thought and reveals the subtleties that most n...


  5. says:

    This is an important critique of the politics of the Chinese reforms For an extended review, see Depoliticization and the Chinese Intellectual Scene.


  6. says:

    KOBOBOOKSReviewed by The Guardian


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