The Origins of the Cultural Revolution
Contradictions Among the People 1956-1957 v. 1
By (author) Roderick MacFarquhar
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Origins of the Cultural Revolution by Roderick MacFarquhar
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780231083850
(214mm x 136mm x 28mm)
Imprint: Columbia University Press
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publish Date: 12-Nov-1987
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Roderick MacFarquhar
Mao's Road to Power, Hardback (September 2015)
This eighth volume covers the period 1942 to 1945 when Mao asserted his status as the incarnation and symbol of the Chinese Revolution and the sinification of Marxism-Leninism.
Politics of China, Paperback (September 2011)
Tracks China's transformation from the establishment of the People's Republic to its rise as a superpower in the twenty-first century.
Mao's Last Revolution, Paperback (March 2008)
Explains why Mao launched the Cultural Revolution, and shows his Machiavellian role in masterminding it. This book documents the Hobbesian state that ensued. Power struggles raged among Lin Biao, Zhou Enlai, Deng Xiaoping, and Jiang Qing - Mao's wife and leader of the Gang of Four - while Mao often played one against the other.
Origins of the Cultural Revolution, Paperback (November 1999)» View all books by Roderick MacFarquhar
This is the final volume in a now-classic trilogy that seeks an answer to this question as it examines the politics, economics, culture, and international relations of China from the mid-1950s to the mid 1960s. The Coming of the Cataclysm explores the important events leading up to the Cultural Revolution, and details the ways in which Mao continually tested the Chinese Communist Party.
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Author Biography - Roderick MacFarquhar
Roderick MacFarquhar, a former British M.P. and the founding editor of The China Quarterly, is now Professor of Government at Harvard University and Director of the Fairbanks Center for East Asian Studies. His books include The Forbidden City and Sino-American Relations, 1949-1971.
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