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Goldman, Merle

Overview
Works: 54 works in 238 publications in 5 languages and 12,314 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: DS735, 951
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Most widely held works by Merle Goldman
China : a new history by John King Fairbank( Book )

32 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A broad history of China, covering the period from the earliest archaeological records to the present. Updated by Merle Goldman from the original 1992 edition in order to include the reforms in the post-Mao period through the early years of the twenty-first century, including the leadership of Hu Jintao. She also provides an epilogue discussing the changes in contemporary China that will shape the nation in the years to come
Literary dissent in Communist China by Merle Goldman( Book )

26 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical note: GoldmanMerle: Merle Goldman is Professor of History, Emerita, at Boston University and Associate of the John K. Fairbank Center for East Asian Research, Harvard University
China's intellectuals : advise and dissent by Merle Goldman( Book )

12 editions published in 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern Chinese literature in the May Fourth Era( Book )

15 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sowing the seeds of democracy in China : political reform in the Deng Xiaoping era by Merle Goldman( Book )

9 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The West's leading authority on the role of intellectuals in contemporary China presents a percipient account of the efforts at political reform in the Deng Xiaoping era. Merle Goldman describes a group of highly placed intellectuals who, with the patronage of Deng Xiaoping's designated successors Hu Yaobang and then Zhao Ziyang, attempted to reshape both China's Marxist-Leninist ideology and its political system. When they found their efforts had produced negligible results, they tried to introduce new institutions such as a free press, a legislature with real power, the rule of law, and truly competitive elections. Through an exhaustive search of the current literature and in-depth interviews, Goldman shows that the writings and activities of the democratic elite and its supporters through the 198Os provided the intellectual context for the pro-democracy demonstrations in Tiananmen Square. The Party's crackdown on June 4, 1989, was directed as much against this elite as against the student and worker demonstrators. Yet despite the efforts of the ruling elders, the intellectuals have introduced ideas and advocated actions that have gradually limited the all-encompassing power of China's party-state and helped to make possible the beginnings of democracy. Steady media attention has been devoted to China's economic reforms, yet little notice has been paid to efforts toward political change. Sowing the Seeds of Democracy in China introduces the reader to the agents of such a change and chronicles the growing pains of China's loyal opposition
From comrade to citizen : the struggle for political rights in China by Merle Goldman( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The paradox of China's post-Mao reforms( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical perspectives on contemporary East Asia( Book )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Changing meanings of citizenship in modern China( Book )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secret speeches of Chairman Mao : from the hundred flowers to the great leap forward by Zedong Mao( Book )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China's intellectuals and the state : in search of a new relationship( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grassroots political reform in contemporary China by Elizabeth J Perry( Book )

12 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Observers often note the glaring contrast between China's economic progress and its stalled political reforms. This volume, written by experienced scholars, explores a range of grassroots efforts--initiated by the state and society alike--to restrain corrupt behavior and enhance the accountability of local authorities. While the authors offer varying views on the larger significance of these developments, their case studies point to a more dynamic Chinese political system than is often acknowledged
Science and technology in post-Mao China( Book )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and Italian and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ideas across cultures : essays on Chinese thought in honor of Benjamin I. Schwartz by Paul A Cohen( Book )

10 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fairbank remembered( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and Chinese and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fei zheng qing shi mei guo zhu ming de zhong guo xue xue zhe, ben shu you fei zheng qing de qin you, tong xue, tong shi, xue sheng ji ji zhe zhuan xie, jiang shu le xu duo xian wei ren zhi de qu shi yi wen he dong ren gu shi
Chinese intellectuals between state and market( Book )

9 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edited volume describes the intellectual world that developed in China in the last decade of the twentieth century
Political rights in post-Mao China by Merle Goldman( Book )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fei zheng qing lun zhong guo : Zhong guo xin shi by John King Fairbank( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in Chinese and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China's intellectuals and the state in search of a new relationship by Merle Goldman( Book )

10 editions published between 1981 and 1987 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soviet and Chinese Economic Reform( )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The article looks at Deng Xiaoping's and Gorbatchev's reform policies. It asks what makes the two deviate from the path of their predecessors, what is their attitude toward each other's efforts and compares their efforts and chances of success.--SCAD summary
 
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China's intellectuals : advise and dissent
Alternative Names
Goldman, Marie L.

Goldman Marie L. 1931-....

Goldman, Marrie

Goldman Marrie 1931-....

Goldman, Marrie D. 1931-

Goldman, Marrie L. 1931-

Goldman, Merle D.

Goldman Merle D. 1931-....

Goldman, Merle D. (Merle Dorothy)

Goldman, Merle Dorothy 1931-

Mo'er, Gedeman

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China's intellectuals : advise and dissentModern Chinese literature in the May Fourth EraSowing the seeds of democracy in China : political reform in the Deng Xiaoping eraFrom comrade to citizen : the struggle for political rights in ChinaThe paradox of China's post-Mao reformsHistorical perspectives on contemporary East AsiaChanging meanings of citizenship in modern ChinaGrassroots political reform in contemporary China