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Before Mao : the untold story of Li Lisan and the creation of Communist China

Author: Patrick Lescot; Steven Rendall
Publisher: New York : Ecco, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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"Patrick Lescot's Before Mao is a deeply moving sage of Li Lisan, Mao's predecessor at the head of the Communist Party and a key member of the Russian and Chinese revolutions. Told in an engaging style that reads more like a novel than a standard history, Lescot skillfully unfolds this page-turning biography. Li, who led the Chinese Communist Party in the 1920s, was a rare survivor among the Chinese members of the
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Lisan Li; Lisan Li; Bao Zhang; Lisan Li
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Lescot; Steven Rendall
ISBN: 0060084642 9780060084646 0060084650 9780060084653
OCLC Number: 52937791
Description: 383 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Empire rouge.
Untold story of Li Lisan and the creation of Communist China
Responsibility: Patrick Lescot ; translated by Steven Rendall.

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Combining a love story with a gripping tale of incarceration in Stalin's gulag and later in Mao's concentration camps, Before Mao is the story of Li Lisan, Mao's predecessor at the head of the  Read more...

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