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A River via the Window: China Remembered is a relations saga of lifestyles in the course of China’s tumultuous background from the past due Fifties. Set amidst the purges and denunciations and exiles, and the phobia of the nice Cultural Revolution via to the so-called ‘Great 1980s’, are the human tales of the way households and contributors coped with the crises that overtook them. Human existence went on; there have been births and deaths and marriages, loves bloomed and friendships shaped, careers have been pursued and happiness sought.

It traverses China from north to south, from east to west, to the ‘Open Door’ rules of Deng Xiaoping. This allowed China entry to a lot western tradition, with its liberal values and social traits, corresponding to an appreciation of individualism, sexual liberation, western song and models, all fertile soil for germinating the seeds of democratic values and ideas, with this, in flip, resulting in extra sluggish social change.

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