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Mao Zedong and the Chinese Revolution

Gregor Benton

Mao Zedong and the Chinese Revolution

by Gregor Benton

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages1614
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Open LibraryOL7494410M
ISBN 100415400546
ISBN 109780415400541

  Fifty years ago, Mao Zedong unleashed the Cultural Revolution, a decade-long upheaval that had dramatic, often violent effects across China. Here is an overview of those tumultuous years. Throughout this lively and concise historical account of Mao Zedong's life and thought, Rebecca E. Karl places the revolutionary leader's personal experiences, social visions and theory, military strategies, and developmental and foreign policies in a dynamic narrative of the Chinese revolution. She situates Mao and the revolution in a global.

  Mao Zedong was born on Decem in the village of Shaoshan village, in Xiangtan county, Hunan province. in South China. The eldest son of four children, his father, Mao Yichang, was a grasping money lender and middle class peasant farmer who through hard work and peasant shrewdness had grown comparatively prosperous. Mao Yichang was a stern disciplinarian, . Throughout this lively and concise historical account of Mao Zedong’s life and thought, Rebecca E. Karl places the revolutionary leader’s personal experiences, social visions and theory, military strategies, and developmental and foreign policies in a dynamic narrative of the Chinese revolution.

Chinese Porcelain Vase, Communist China, Chairman Mao Zedong Historical Vase, Chinese Cultural Revolution, Chinese Leader Vintage Mao Zedong LoveAndLegacies 5 out of 5 . Mao Zedong (previously Mao Tse-tung) is undisputedly the preeminent figure in modern Chinese history, and also a commanding presence in the history of the twentieth century. The Mao-led Communist revolution in ended China ’ s century of humiliation and laid the foundations of the rapidly developing nation of the early twenty-first century.


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Mao Zedong and the Chinese Revolution by Gregor Benton Download PDF EPUB FB2

Mao Zedong (/ ˈ m aʊ (d) z ə ˈ d ʊ ŋ /; Decem – September 9, ), also known as Chairman Mao, was a Chinese communist revolutionary who became the founding father of the People's Republic of China (PRC), which he ruled as the chairman of the Communist Party of China from its establishment in until his death in Ideologically a Marxist–Leninist, his theories Cause of death: Heart attack.

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. This book is in two parts: (1) The Cultural Revolution, instituted by Chairman Mao, and (2) the story of Mao Zedong, the man who brought communism to China.

Because the Chinese don't seem to value individual life, various numbers are given for the death counts exacted by Mao and the communists over the years of his rule (essentially from /5(8). The Chinese Revolution and Mao Zedong in World History Library Binding – February 1, by Ann Malaspina (Author) › Visit Amazon's Ann Malaspina Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. 3/5(1). The Cultural Revolution was a sociopolitical movement in China that began in with Mao Zedong, the leader of the Chinese Communist Party.

It was Mao Zedong. 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.

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 to the Chinese Communist Party's victory inthrough three decades of.

At the forefront of the Cultural Revolution were the Red Guards - young, radical students and fanatical supporters of Mao and his circle.

Parents and teachers were vilified and in some cases. Mao Zedong and the Chinese Revolution book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Academic interest in Mao Zedongs role in the Chinese 3/5(2). Mao Zedong, principal Chinese Marxist theorist, soldier, and statesman who led his country’s communist revolution and served as chairman (chief of state) of the People’s Republic of China from until his death in Read more about Mao’s life here.

The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution was a decade-long period of political and social chaos caused by Mao Zedong’s bid to use the Chinese masses to. Chinese leader Mao Zedong reviewing for the first time the armed forces of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution in Tiananmen Square, Beijing, in   The cult of Mao depicting the Chairman as a gigantic figure in Chinese history.

One of the most visible features of the Cultural Revolution was the cult of Mao personality cult was fuelled by the fanaticism of the Red Guards, pro-Mao propaganda and the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) control of information.

Mao Zedong is one of the most controversial leaders of the twentieth century. He has been known both as a savior and a tyrant to the Chinese people. From his tactical success of the Long March to his embarrassing failure of the Great Leap Forward, Mao has greatly influenced the result of what China is today.

Most of Mao's major successes have been in the CCP's rise to power, while. assessments of his role in the Chinese Revolution by Soviet China watchers. Comprehensively indexed and with an introduction newly written by the editor, a leading expert in the field, Mao Zedong and the Chinese Revolution is a vital reference resource for all scholars and students of Chinese communism.

Includes scholarly studies by Westerners on Mao Zedong's role in the Chinese Revolution. This book studies his role in the urban years, the rural period, the Japanese War. Book Description.

Academic interest in Mao Zedong’s role in the Chinese Revolution remains intense, as scholars and commentators continue to analyze his thinking and the history of the movement for clues about the Chinese model and its supposedly unique features.

Mao's sayings, printed in a little red book, were distributed during the Cultural Revolution. Mao Tse-tung died in Peking on 09 September Brief Timeline - Mao writes "A Single Spark Can Start a Prairie Fire" - Chinese civil war begins, Chiang Kai-Shek vs.

Mao Tse-tung. Get this from a library. Mao Zedong and the Chinese Revolution. [Corinne J Naden] -- A look at the life of the man who transformed China from a culture steeped in ancient traditions into a revolutionary communist state and renewed trade with the United States.

Quotes from Mao Tse Tung Revolutionary Civil War Period A revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay, or painting a picture, or doing embroidery; it cannot be so refined, so leisurely and gentle, so temperate, kind, courteous, restrained and magnanimous.

The Private Life of Chairman Mao: The Memoirs of Mao's Personal Physician is a memoir by Li Zhisui, one of the physicians to Mao Zedong, former Chairman of the Communist Party of China, which was first published in Li had emigrated to the United States in the years after Mao's : Li Zhisui.Spence’s Mao Zedong is a volume in the Penguin Lives series, which encompasses brief biographies of significant historical figures.

Mao Zedong obviously belongs in any such list. Mao Zedong. assessments of his role in the Chinese Revolution by Soviet China watchers. Comprehensively indexed and with an introduction newly written by the editor, a leading expert in the field, Mao Zedong and the Chinese Revolution is a vital reference resource for all scholars and students of Chinese : $