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From friend to comrade : the founding of the Chinese Communist Party, 1920-1927

Author: Hans J Van de Ven; University of California, Berkeley. Center for Chinese Studies.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Scholars have long held that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) was a centralized, Leninist organization from its founding in 1921. In a departure from that view, From Friend to Comrade demonstrates how the CCP began as a group of study societies, only gradually evolving into a mass Marxist-Leninist party by 1927. Using party documents that have only recently become available, as well as the writings of a wide range  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hans J Van de Ven; University of California, Berkeley. Center for Chinese Studies.
ISBN: 0520072715 9780520072718
OCLC Number: 23462960
Notes: "Sponsored by the Center for Chinese Studies, University of California, Berkeley."
Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph. D.--Harvard University).
Description: xi, 373 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Chinese communists and China's political crisis --
The founding of communist cells and the first congress --
Hesitant beginnings, 1921-1925 --
The CCP as mass party : tapping the power of the masses --
The party arises --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Hans J. van de Ven.
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