Xi Jinping Is Rewriting China’s History

A new official summation of Communist Party history is likely to exalt Xi Jinping as a peer of Mao and Deng, fortifying his claim to a new phase in power.,

China's leader, Xi Jinping, giving a speech last month in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
China’s leader, Xi Jinping, giving a speech last month in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.Credit…Roman Pilipey/EPA, via Shutterstock

To Steer China’s Future, Xi Is Rewriting Its Past

A new official summation of Communist Party history is likely to exalt Xi Jinping as a peer of Mao and Deng, fortifying his claim to a new phase in power.

China’s leader, Xi Jinping, giving a speech last month in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.Credit…Roman Pilipey/EPA, via Shutterstock

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