Press：Foreign Languages Press
Shortly after the closing of the Eighteenth National Congress of the Communist Party of China(CPC),Xi Jinping, the newly elected General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee, went to the National Museum of China with other Chinese leaders on November 29,2012,to view the exhibition” The Road of Rejuvenation” about the modern Chinese nation’s 100-year struggle. After viewing the exhibition Xi Jinping said that everyone has ideals and aspirations as well as dreams and that achieving the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation has been the greatest dream of the Chinese people since modern times.
That was the first time a Chinese leader spoke of the Chinese Dream, and it vividly expressed the common ideal and aspiration of the Chinese people. In the speech he gave in March 2013 after he was elected President of China, Xi Jinping discussed the Chinese Dream in greater detail. He noted that realizing the Chinese Dream of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation means making the country prosperous and strong, rejuvenating the nation, and making the people happy. Since then he has, on a number of occasions, further addressed many questions concerning the Chinese Dream. such as how to realize it and its relation to the WorId.
This book, the purpose of which is to help readers come to understand the true nature of the Chinese Dream, consists of 146 expositions from more than 50 documents of Xi Jinping’s between November 15,2012,and November 2,2013,including speeches, discussions, letters and instructions. Some of these expositions are published here in English for the first time.