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Mao (Hardcover) (Michael Lynch)

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Michael Lynch’s second edition of Mao examines the life of this controversial figure. Opening with a detailed chronology, it delves into Mao’s younger years and tracks his gradual rise to power, with a chapter dedicated to the cult status that surrounded him.

Through a wealth of primary and secondary sources and a balanced consideration of the conflicting views that surround Mao’s leadership, this book provides a thorough exploration of Mao’s political and private life. Key features of the second edition include a detailed analysis of the Long March, Sino-Japanese relations and an assessment of Mao’s ongoing legacy.

This biography will be essential reading for anyone interested in Mao and the politics of twentieth-century China.

Number of Pages: 280
Genre: Biography + Autobiography
Series Title: Routledge Historical Biographies
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Michael Lynch
Language: English
Street Date: May 4, 2017
TCIN: 51991900
UPC: 9781138122062
Item Number (DPCI): 248-38-4819
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