Beijing Spring 1989: Confrontation and Conflict - The Basic Documents: Confrontation and Conflict - The Basic Documents, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Beijing Spring 1989: Confrontation and Conflict - The Basic Documents

Confrontation and Conflict - The Basic Documents, 1st Edition

By Michel C. Oksenberg, Marc Lambert, Melanie Manion


350 pages

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Paperback: 9780873326841
pub: 1990-05-31
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pub: 1990-05-31
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A collection of documents, with commentary, which trace the day-to-day pronouncements, utterances, and reflections from all sides of the conflict in China in the spring of 1989. The 65 documents are arranged chronologically, starting in early March and ending in late June.

Table of Contents

Designed for readers from grade 6 and up, this lavishly illustrated set provides comprehensive coverage of the history of aviation, including space flight, as well as the science and technology on which it depends. Detailed A-Z entries trace the development of human flight from ancient myths and legends through today's space exploration, highlighting scientific discoveries and innovations that made aviation possible."IFlight and Motion" also celebrates the contributions and achievements of the pioneers and visionaries of air and space flight, from inventors and innovators to pilots, astronauts, and cosmonauts. Detailed illustrated diagrams give readers a general understanding of the mechanics of flight and of the physics and technology involved. The set also highlights key air and spacecrafts that have made a unique mark in the history of flight. It features more than 500 full-color and black-and-white photos and illustrations, and also includes a timeline, a listing of museums and exhibits, further reading lists, a comprehensive glossary, and general and subject indexes.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Technology / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General