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Rethinking Mao : explorations in Mao Zedong's thought

Author: Nick Knight
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2007.
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"Utilizing a number of recently discovered documents written by Mao, Nick Knight "rethinks" Mao by subjecting a number of controversial themes to fresh scrutiny. This book provides a sophisticated analysis of Mao's views on the role of the peasants and working class in the Chinese revolution, his theoretical attempt to make Marxism appropriate to Chinese conditions, and his understanding of the Chinese road to  Read more...
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Knight, Nick, 1947-
Rethinking Mao.
Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2007
(OCoLC)765599399
Named Person: Zedong Mao; Zedong Mao; Zedong Mao; Zedong Mao; Zedong Mao
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Knight
ISBN: 9780739117064 0739117068 9780739117071 0739117076
OCLC Number: 76902055
Description: ix, 295 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: rethinking Mao --
On questions of method I: rethinking Mao and the Mao texts --
On questions of method II : the Marxism of Mao Zedong --
Working class and peasantry in Mao Zedong's thought, 1923-1945 --
Politics and vision: historical time and the future in Mao Zedong's thought, 1937-1945 --
Perspectives on Marxism and social change in Mao Zedong's thought: a study of three documents, 1937-1940 --
Mao Zedong and the "sinification of Marxism" --
Mao Zedong on the Chinese road to socialism, 1949-1969 --
From harmony to struggle, from perpetual peace to cultural revolution: changing futures in Mao Zedong's thought.
Responsibility: Nick Knight.
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Rethinking Mao offers a innovative perspective on Mao Zedong, the major architect of the Chinese Revolution and leader of the People's Republic of China until his death in 1976. Utilizing a number of  Read more...

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Distinguished China scholar Nick Knight has been researching Mao Zedong's thought for nearly four decades. Departing from recent conventional research, which tends to demonize and/or scoff at Mao, Read more...

 
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