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Mao : a biography

Author: Ross Terrill
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and Expanded edView all editions and formats
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This is the most comprehensive and authoritative biography to date of Mao Zedong, enriched by information only recently made available in China.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Zedong Mao; Zedong Mao; Zedong Mao
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ross Terrill
ISBN: 0804729212 9780804729215
OCLC Number: 752287800
Notes: Originally published: New York : Harper & Row, 1980.
Description: 571 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Prologue --
2. Childhood (1893-1910) --
3. Knowledge for What? (1910-18) --
4. Wider World in Peking and Shanghai (1918-21) --
5. Organizing (1921-27) --
6. Struggle (1927-35) --
7. A Grip on the Future (1935-36) --
8. Fighting Japan (1936-45) --
9. The Sage (1936-45) --
10. A Ripening Peach (1945-49) --
11. "We Shall Put Aside the Things We Know Well" (1949-50) --
12. Remolding (1951-53) --
13. Building (1953-56) --
14. Doubts (1956-57) --
15. Tinkering with the System (1958-59) --
16. Russia and Beyond (1958-64) --
17. Retreat (1961-64) --
18. The Furies of Utopia (1965-69) --
19. A Tall Thing Is Easy to Break (1969-71) --
20. Nixon (1972) --
21. Fractured Vision (1973-75).
Responsibility: Ross Terrill.

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"An extraordinary achievement. . . . A brilliant narrative interpretation of the experiences, motivations, and major acts of China's greatest revolutionary." * John K. Fairbank * "Terrill is a Read more...

 
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