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Authors & Asia: Louisa Lim, The People's Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited

Presented by Asia Society Texas Center at Asia Society Texas Center, Houston TX

Jun 19 2014
Authors & Asia: Louisa Lim, The People's Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited

Asia Society Texas Center presents Authors & Asia: Louisa Lim, The People's Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited Thursday, June 19 at 7pm.

Despite its emergence from backward isolation into a dynamic world economic power, a quarter-century after the People's Army crushed unarmed protestors—labeled anti-revolutionaries—in Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989, the defining event of China's modern history remains buried. Memory is dangerous in a country built to function on national amnesia. A single act of public remembrance might expose the frailty of the state's carefully constructed edifice

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