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Mao and China

Stanley Karnow

Mao and China

inside China"s cultural revolution

by Stanley Karnow

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Published by Penguin Books in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • Mao, Zedong, 1893-1976.,
    • China -- History -- Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementStanley Karnow.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS777.55 .K319 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 592 p. ;
      Number of Pages592
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2847257M
      ISBN 100140072217
      LC Control Number84009392
      OCLC/WorldCa10752048

        More than four decades after Mao’s death, a new kind of little red book has emerged in China, this time promoting the thoughts and . This is an amazing book. It gives you an entirely new perspective on China. Mao's leadership was horrendous. It is hard to conceive of anyone with less concern for human life and suffering. I came away from the book with the realization that China be a much greater economic threat to the United States today if it had not been victimized by Mao.

      Mao Zedong or Mao Tse-tung (mou dzŭ-dŏŏng), –, founder of the People's Republic of was one of the most prominent Communist theoreticians and his ideas on revolutionary struggle and guerrilla warfare have been extremely influential, especially among Third World revolutionaries. Mao: a life User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict "Mao is China, China is Mao" is the thesis of this rather lengthy yet well-written and -researched biography of the first leader of the Chinese Communist Party, in power from until his death in 4/5(3).

      Enjoy the best Mao Zedong Quotes at BrainyQuote. Quotations by Mao Zedong, Chinese Leader, Born Decem Share with your friends. Mao Chang, Wade-Giles romanization Mao Ch’ang, (flourished bc, Zhao, China), Chinese scholar whose revision of and commentary on the great Confucian classic the Shijing (“Classic of Poetry”) became so famous that for the next 2, years this text was often referred to as the Mao shi (“Mao Poetry”). His work is still generally considered the authoritative version of the Shijing.


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Mao's China and After: A History of the People's Republic, Third Edition Paperback – April 1, by Maurice Meisner (Author) out of 5 stars 17 ratings. See all 10 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Cited by:   A comprehensive and well-researched overview of Maoist China.

As someone who has very little knowledge of modern Chinese history, I appreciated Walder's explanations of how events such as the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution took place and how Mao's dogged idealism (or dogmatism, as Walder argues) led to an astronomically disastrous turn of /5.

The Little Red Book - or, to give its full title, Quotations from Chairman Mao Zedong - contains aphorisms from the Communist Chinese leader, covering subjects such as class struggle.

His book, Mao's Great Famine; The Story of China's Most Devastating Catastrophe, reveals that while this is a part of history that has been "quite forgotten" in the official memory of the People's.

The book was well received by Western media, with reviews praising it for being corroborated by other sources and giving a detailed, fly on the wall perspective on Mao's personal life. The book was controversial and ultimately banned in the People's Republic of China, with other associates of Mao publishing Chinese language rebuttals in which they argued that much of it was Author: Li Zhisui.

According to the authoritative “Black Book of Communism,” an estimated 65 million Chinese died as a result of Mao’s repeated, merciless attempts to create a new “socialist” China. Anyone. Mao Zedong was a Marxist theorist, revolutionary, and, from tothe first chairman of the People’s Republic of China.

Mao was one of the most influential and controversial political figures of the 20th century, in China and abroad. Jung Chang is the best-selling author of Wild Swans, which The Asian Wall Street Journal called the most widely read book about China, and Mao: The Unknown Story (with Jon Halliday), which was described by Time as “an atom bomb of a book.”Her books have been translated into more than forty languages and sold more than fifteen million copies outside /5(29).

In this slim volume, historian of China Spence (Yale; The Chan’s Great Continent: China in Western Minds,etc.) offers a biography of one of the 20th century’s most enigmatic personages.

Mao Zedong was born inas the last imperial dynasty of China was approaching its demise, and died inas a powerful communist China was entering Author: Jonathan D. Spence. Mao: The Unknown Story by Jon Halliday | pages | / 7, > Jung Chang's Wild Swans was an extraordinary bestseller throughout the world, selling more than 10 million copies and reaching a wider readership than any other book about China.

Whether one views Mao Zedong as a hero or a demon, the "Great Helmsman" was undoubtedly a pivotal figure in the history of 20th-century China. The first part of this volume is an introductory essay that traces the history of 20th-century China, from Mao's early career up.

Mao’s world famous “Little Red book” was actually written by a Jew, Israel Epstein, Mao Tse Tung’s minister of Finance (Minister of Appropriations) and Rothschild’s n was trained in the art of Communist propaganda.

After tackling the Great Wall and the Opium Wars, your latest book is a global history of Maoism, an ideology that seemed to have been abandoned in China after Mao’s death inonly to emerge resurgent in recent exactly is Maoism visible (or hidden under the surface) in China’s new political ideologies today.

I argue that Mao was never purged from Chinese politics. Leninism, Mao Tse-tung’s thought. Once Mao Tse-tung’s thought is grasped by the broad masses, it becomes an inexhaustible source of strength and a spiritual atom bomb of infinite power.

The large-scale publication of Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-tung is a vital measure for en-abling the broad masses to grasp MaoFile Size: 1MB. The Little Red Book (official title Quotations from Chairman Mao Zedong Chinese: 毛主席语录; pinyin: Máo zhǔxí yǔlù) is a book of the sayings of Mao Zedong.

It was put out by the military newspaper of the People's Republic of China from April until about The book is a collection of quotes taken from Mao Zedong's speeches and : Mao Zedong.

China's Communist Party seized power in after a long guerrilla insurgency followed by full-scale war, but the revolution was just beginning. Andrew Walder narrates the rise and fall of the Maoist state from to -- an epoch of startling accomplishments and disastrous failures, steered by many forces but dominated above all by Mao Zedong.

Mao Zedong was an unflinching dictator responsible for the deaths of tens of millions of his people — and yet millions in China still flock to Beijing to visit his grave, and billions celebrate his birthday every year.

Mao was a visionary, a poet, a scholar and to some a demi-god who by virtue of his will and wisdom remade China from a poor country into one of the world's.

The book was “nothing more than a collection of materials with historical insights into China.” Mao went on to explain that he had given instructions to publish Marx’s quotations, as well as Engels’, Lenin’s, and Stalin’ by: 1.

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Summary; You'll also get access to more t  The Cultural Revolution was a sociopolitical movement in China that began in with Mao Zedong, the leader of the Chinese Communist Party, denouncing the old capitalistic and traditional ways.