Four Who Changed the System from Within – – Mobile

New on my bookshelf thanks to the Tyee.

‘Strange Rebels’ club of 1979: Deng Xiaoping, Ayatollah Khomeini, Pope John Paul II, Margaret Thatcher.

By Crawford Kilian, 6 Jan 2014,
Image for Four Who Changed the System from WithinDeng Xiaoping survived trouble with Mao and Communist party’s left wing.

Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st CenturyBy Christian CarylBasic Books
For most of us living in 1979, it didn’t seem like the birth of the 21st century at all; it was one damned thing after another, like any other year… (Killian)

Killian, Crawford.


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