智效民，当代知名学者，以中国现代知识分子研究著称，有多种作品问世，其中《胡适和他的朋友们》曾获2005年度国家图书馆文津图书奖“推荐之书”，《八位大学校长》引起知识界和教育界高度关注。 今日中国有官方版的“中国梦”，而百年以来，中国人有着自己的“中国梦”，并且对这些梦想进行过积极、深入的探讨和广泛的实践。本书对于这些“百年旧梦”，进行了有益的发掘和整理；范围所及，既包括著名的学者、科学家、报人如胡适、丁文江、王芸生、常燕生、何廉等，也包括政治家、军人们，如熊希龄、张学良、盛世才等等，其领域遍及学术、教育、言论自由、乡村建设、政治实践等各方面。 本书中国版上市不久即遭下架。 While China is pursuing an official version of "China dream", in the past century Chinese people have had their own "China dreams" which had been actively discussed and some even put into practice. Some were famous scholars, journalists, scientists, economists, politicians even warlords, among which are Hu Shi, Ding Wenjiang, Xiong Xiling, Wang Yunsheng, He Lian, Sheng Shicai, etc. What kind of China dreams did they have? What discussions and practices did they take? Mr. Zhi Xiaomin discusses about their dream of constitutionalism, demorcracy, freedom of thoughts and speech, education, and political correctness in this well-organized book, and it offers a reference system for contemporary China.