The End of the Maoist Era
Chinese Politics During the Twilight of the Cultural Revolution, 1972-1976
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End of the Maoist Era by Frederick C. Teiwes
Book DescriptionThis book launches an ambitious reexamination of the elite politics behind one of the most remarkable transformations in the late twentieth century. As the first part of a new interpretation of the evolution of Chinese politics during the years 1972-82, it provides a detailed study of the end of the Maoist era, demonstrating Mao's continuing dominance even as his ability to control events ebbed away. The tensions within the "gang of four," the different treatment of Zhou Enlai and Deng Xiaoping, and the largely unexamined role of younger radicals are analyzed to reveal a view of the dynamic of elite politics that is at odds with accepted scholarship. The authors draw upon newly available documentary sources and extensive interviews with Chinese participants and historians to develop their challenging interpretation of one of the most poorly understood periods in the history of the People's Republic of China.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780765610966
(229mm x 152mm x 40mm)
Imprint: M.E. Sharpe
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 15-Feb-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Frederick C. Teiwes
End of the Maoist Era, Paperback (December 2007)
Interprets the evolution of Chinese politics during the years 1972-82. This book provides a detailed study of the end of the Maoist era, demonstrating Mao's continuing dominance even as his ability to control events ebbed away.
China's Road to Disaster: Mao, Central Politicians and Provincial Leaders in the Great Leap Forward, 1955-59, Paperback (September 1998)
This text analyzes the dramatic shifts in Chinese Communist Party economic policy during the mid to late 1950s which eventually resulted in 30 to 45 million deaths through starvation as a result of the failed policies of the Great Leap Forward.
Politics of Agricultural Cooperativization in China, Paperback (September 1993)» View all books by Frederick C. Teiwes
The decision to initiate a "High Tide" of agricultural co-operativisation in 1955 in China, is documented in this text. The social impact, policy conflict and leadership style of Mao is detailed, drawing upon documentary sources, interviews with Party historians, and a chronology of events.
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