Cunningham, Philip J.

Tiananmen Moon : Inside the Chinese Student Uprising of 1989 - Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014. - 1 online resource (523 p.) - eBooks on Demand Asian Voices . - Asian Voices .

Contents; Tiananmen: Trying to Remember, Trying to Forget; Preface; PART I: NEW MOON; MAY 3 (AM): Blue Skies over Tiananmen; MAY 3 (PM): In Search of the Real China; MAY 4 (AM): The New May Fourth Spirit; MAY 4 (PM): Running with Rebels; MAY 10 (AM): Ten Thousand Bicycles; MAY 10 (PM): People's Daily; PART II: WAXING MOON; MAY 13 (AM): Democracy Walls; MAY 13 (PM): Hunger Strike; MAY 14 (AM): Sun and Stars; MAY 14 (PM): Overnight Vigil; MAY 15 (AM): Food for Fasters; MAY 15 (PM): Looking for Gorbachev; MAY 16: Working-Class Heroes; MAY 17: Rising Tide of Rebellion; MAY 18 (AM): Water Strike MAY 18 (PM): Criminal ElementsMAY 19 (AM): The New Red Guards; MAY 19 (PM): Breaking the Fast; PART III: WANING MOON; MAY 20: Martial Law; MAY 22: Provincial Vagabonds; MAY 23: Egg on the Face of Mao; MAY 24: Tiananmen Headquarters; MAY 26: Radical Camp; MAY 27: BBC Does the Countryside; MAY 28: Last Will and Testament; MAY 28: Clandestine Interview; MAY 28: Going Underground; MAY 28: Midnight Rendezvous; MAY 29: The Goddess; PART IV: NO MOON; JUNE 2 (Night): Troops Are Coming; JUNE 3 (Morning): Behind the Great Hall; JUNE 3 (Evening): Point of No Return; JUNE 3 (Night): Of Tanks and Men JUNE 3-4: Eve of DestructionJUNE 4: The Sky Is Crying; Afterword; About the Author

This compelling book, now in a thoroughly revised and expanded anniversary edition, provides a vivid first-hand account of the student demonstrations and violent crackdown in Tiananmen Square in 1989. Uniquely placed as a Western observer drawn into active participation through Chinese friends in the uprising, Philip J Cunningham offers a remarkable day-by-day account of Beijing students desperately trying to secure the most coveted political real estate in China in the face of ever-more daunting government countermoves. He brings to life the story of the demonstrations, from the tentative ear

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Beijing (China) -- Biography.
Beijing (China) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
China -- History -- Tiananmen Square Incident, 1989 -- Press coverage.
China -- History -- Tiananmen Square Incident, 1989.
College students -- China -- Beijing -- Biography.
Foreign correspondents -- China -- Beijing -- History -- 20th century.
Student movements -- China -- Beijing -- History -- 20th century.
Tian’an Men (Beijing, China) -- History -- 20th century.


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