Book

Slow Train to Democracy: Memoirs of Life in Shanghai, 1978 to 1979

Anne McLaren

Australian Scholarly Publishing | Published : 2020

Abstract

This memoir offers a rare insight into everyday life during the first year of the reform movement that created the China of the twenty-first century. The book interweaves personal encounters with records of the democracy movement in Shanghai, revealing a vast outpouring of grievances by ordinary people at a time of dramatic social change.

University of Melbourne Researchers