In 1988, the views of the prodemocracy creators of a popular documentary had little in common with the PLAN leadership’s views regarding China’s governance, but there is surprising overlap in the way the two groups were “selling the sea,” helping to explain a critical moment in the evolution of China’s maritime identity and commitment to maritime power.
"The 1988 Blues—Admirals, Activists, and the Development of the Chinese Maritime Identity,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 74
, Article 6.
Available at: https://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol74/iss2/6