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    • The Phoenix Years

    • Art, Resistance, and the Making of Modern China
    • By: Madeleine O'Dea
    • Narrated by: Caroline McLaughlin
    • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    The riveting story of China's rise from economic ruin to global giant in the four decades is illuminated by another, equally fascinating, narrative beneath its surface - the story of the country's emerging artistic avant-garde and the Chinese people's ongoing struggle for freedom of expression. By following the stories of nine contemporary Chinese artists, The Phoenix Years shows how China's rise unleashed creativity, thwarted hopes, and sparked tensions between the individual and the state that continue to this day.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a review of the democracy movement, 1978-1989

    • By John on 08-19-18

    Regular price: $31.49