A Place in the Sun
Marxism and Fascimsm in China's Long Revolution
By (author) A. James Gregor
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Place in the Sun by A. James Gregor
Book DescriptionChina has endured a century of turmoil, beginning with the anti-dynastic revolution associated with Sun Yat-Sen, through the military and tutelary rule of Chiang Kai-shek, the revolutionary regime of Mao Zedong, and the radical reforms of Deng Xiaoping. China has had little respite. Historians and social scientists have attempted to understand some of this history as being the consequence of the impact of European ideologies-including Marxism, Marxism-Leninism, and Fascism. Rarely instructive or persuasive, the discussions regarding this issue have, more often than not, led to puzzlement, rather than enlightenment.In A Place in the Sun, A. James Gregor offers an interpretation of the role of European Marxist and Fascist ideas on China's revolutionaries that is both original, and based on a lifetime of scholarship devoted to revolutionary ideologies. Gregor renders a detailed analysis of their respective influence on major protagonists. In the exposition, Gregor reveals an unsuspected and complex set of relationships between the Chinese revolution and essentially European ideologies. His discussion concludes with a number of estimations that suggest implications for the future of modern China, and its relationship with the advanced industrial democracies. How post-Dengist China-the world's most populous nation-is to be understood remains uncertain to most comparativists and historians. Gregor provides one well supported alternative, and he is carefully attentive to the implications of this alternative.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780813337821
(229mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Westview Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 3-Mar-2000
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author A. James Gregor
Marxism and the Making of China, Hardback (February 2014)
An assessment of the influence of the Marxism of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels on revolutionary developments in China. The work covers the period from the first appearance of the Chinese Communist Party under Mao Zedong until its full transformation by Deng Xiaoping - into a nationalist, developmental, single-party, developmental dictatorship.
Mussolini's Intellectuals, Paperback (July 2006)» View all books by A. James Gregor
Offers an account of the intellectual figures of Italian Fascism, tracing how the movement's ideas evolved in response to social and political developments inside and outside of Italy. This book follows Fascist thought from its beginnings in socialist ideology through its evolution into a separate body of thought and to its destruction.
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Author Biography - A. James Gregor
A. James Gregor is a professor of political science at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of numerous books, including In the Shadow of Giants: The Major Powers and the Security of Southeast Asia, Young Mussolini and the Intellectual Origins of Fascism, Survey of Marxism: Problems of Philosophy and the Theory of History, and many others.
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