This book analyzes the key events and trends in Chinese affairs during the year 1989. It includes special chapters on Hong Kong, which was dramatically affected by the year's events, and Tibet, which continues to cause problems for Beijing and in its relations with the rest of the world.
Introduction: Reunderstanding China 1. A Year of Great Significance 2. The Prospects for China's Economic Reforms 3. The Social Sources of the Student Demonstrations 4. China's Foreign Relations after 40 Years 5. The Crisis of Culture 6. One Country, Two Systems: The Future of Hong Kong 7. The Dragon and the Snow Lion: The Tibet Question