This text chronicles Deng Xiaoping's institution of far-reaching and practical economic reforms that seem at odds with Communist theory and its emphasis on ideology. In fact, while Deng often turned to Mao for ideological justification of his reforms, those very reforms seemed to wear away to official ideology. Ultimately, even though the post-Mao

chapter |18 pages


chapter 1|36 pages

The Criterion of Truth

chapter 3|26 pages

Stages of Socialism

chapter 4|34 pages

The Problem of Class in Socialist Society

chapter 6|34 pages