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Falun Gong and the future of China

In 1999, 10,000 Falun Gong practitioners gathered outside Zhongnanhai, the guarded compound where China's highest leaders live and work, in a day-long peaceful protest of police brutality against fellow practitioners in the neighboring city of Tianjin. This book explains what Falun Gong is and where it came from
eBook, English, 2008
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2008
1 online resource (xi, 291 pages)
9780199716371, 9781435642300, 9780195329056, 0199716374, 1435642309, 0195329058
Introduction : Qigong, Falun Gong, and the crisis of the post-Mao state
A history for Falun Gong
The creation and evolution of Qigong
The life and times of Li Hongzhi in China, 1952-1995
Falun Gong outside of China : fieldwork among diaspora practitioners
David meets Goliath : the conflict between Falun Gong and the Chinese State
Conclusion: Unpacking contexts