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Mao : a reinterpretation

Author: Lee Feigon
Publisher: Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For many years now, historians and political observers have vilified Mao Zedong and placed him in a class with Hitler and Stalin as one of the twentieth century's most notorious tyrants. Mao's reputation first rose in the 1930s, when he was portrayed as a simple, uncorrupted populist hero. But with the triumph of communism in China after World War II, a disappointed Western public reinterpreted Mao as a godless  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Feigon, Lee, 1945-
Mao.
Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, 2002
(OCoLC)606867464
Online version:
Feigon, Lee, 1945-
Mao.
Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, 2002
(OCoLC)609338248
Named Person: Zedong Mao; Zedong Mao; Zedong Mao; Zedong Mao; Zedong Mao
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Feigon
ISBN: 156663458X 9781566634588 1566635225 9781566635226
OCLC Number: 49872290
Description: 229 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The Image --
Growing Up Normal --
Party Man --
Rethinking Mao-The Long March --
Becoming the Chairman --
The People's Republic of China --
The Great Leap into Cataclysm --
The Cultural Revolution Revisited --
An Assessment --
Acknowledgments and A Note on Sources.
Responsibility: Lee Feigon.
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In a re-evaluation of Mao Zedong's leadership, Feigon seeks a more informed perspective on one of the most important political leaders of our time.  Read more...

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A controversial biography with provocative arguments. * Booklist * In a study bound to provoke controversy, Feigon makes his arguments lucidly.... Readers will find his new summary...helpful. * Read more...

 
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