The People's Republic of Amnesia : Tiananmen Revisited Paperback / softback
"One of the best analyses of the impact of Tiananmen throughout China in the years since 1989." -The New York Times Book ReviewOn June 4, 1989, People's Liberation Army soldiers opened fire on unarmed civilians in Beijing, killing untold hundreds of people. A quarter-century later, this defining event remains buried in China's modern history, successfully expunged from collective memory. In The People's Republic of Amnesia, NPR correspondent Louisa Lim offers a much-needed response to the silence surrounding the events of June 4th, charting how deeply they affected China at the time and in the 25 yearssince.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 288 pages, 28 color images
- Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
- Publication Date: 15/05/2015
- Category: Asian history
- ISBN: 9780190227913