No leader of the 20th century had made greater impact than Deng Xiaoping. Under the late Chinese leader's tenure, which lasted from 1978 to 1992, hundreds of millions of Chinese were lifted from poverty. The chaos that was the Cultural Revolution gave way to steadfast economic development that turned China into a key player in the world economy.
Deng Xiaoping, China, leadership, economic development, foreign affairs
Asian History | History | International Relations | Political Science
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The Deng Xiaoping Legacy: Leading Changes and Transforming China. (2012). Perspectives@SMU.
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