Essay on Deng Xiaoping

“Three Represents” theory

“Three Represents” theory is an ideology which was introduced by Jiang Zemin. He first mentioned this theory in Guangdong and further explained it in the 80th anniversary of the establishment of CCP (Chinese Communist party) ceremony. In the 16th National Party Congress which was held recently, the “Three Represents” Theory has been written in the […]

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Was the Great Leap Forward a ‘tragedy of good intentions’

The Great Leap Forward is recognized as one of the main distinguishing features of the Maoist paradigm. Ultimately the Great Leap led to famine, where between the years 1958 and 1962 more than 30 million Chinese starved to death. 1 The startling nature of the famine is that for about twenty years after it occurred, […]

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Deng Xiaoping — the Great Leader of China

Today China is a global economic superpower. If one man can be credited to have led China on the path of economic modernization, it is certainly Deng Xiaoping, the former paramount leader of China. He is the one that started China’s ‘second revolution’. Deng was a nation builder par excellence. He is the quintessential Chinese […]

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