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Mao The Unknown Story by Jung Chang

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Published by Anchor .
Written in English


  • Political,
  • China - History - 20th Century,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Asia - China,
  • Historical - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Political,
  • 1893-1976,
  • Biography,
  • China,
  • Heads of state,
  • Mao, Zedong,

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages801
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7700261M
ISBN 100679746323
ISBN 109780679746324

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  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. Chairman Mao's Little Red Book Unknown Binding out of 5 stars 48 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Chairman Mao Zedong ("Mao") was the leader of China's Communist party from until his death in Communist China originally followed the ways of the U.S.S.R. until the two countries disagreed and /5(44). Political pamphlets. Mao's Little Red Book, common name for the pocket-size edition of Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-tung; The Little Red Schoolbook, published in Denmark in ; Red Book (Liberal Party of Canada), policy platform for the election; Red Book (Albania), memorandum for the autonomy of Albania The Charter of the Malagasy Socialist Revolution (the Red Book. Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-tung (simplified Chinese: 毛主席语录; traditional Chinese: 毛主席語錄; pinyin: Máo Zhǔxí Yǔlù) is a book of statements from speeches and writings by Mao Zedong (formerly romanized as Mao Tse-tung), the former Chairman of the Communist Party of China, published from to about and widely distributed during the Cultural : Mao Zedong (Mao Tse-tung), Hou .

  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. Breakdown of a BIG Book: 5 Things You'll Learn from Mao: The Unknown Story. 1. Mao became a Communist at the age of 27 for purely pragmatic reasons: a job and income from the Russians. 2. Far from organizing the Long March in , Mao was nearly left behind by his colleagues who could not stand him and had tried to oust him several times/5(). 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. 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 in , only 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.