A very professional collection of essays. Standards of scholarship are high, and the essays are often provocative and informative....Many readers would benefit from its careful assessments, especially as the Western propaganda media too often simplify the Cultural Revolution as a cartoon of mob rule in which members of the Red Guard generation apparently spent an entire decade doing nothing but worshipping Mao and beating their teachers to death. (The China Journal
)China's Great Proletarian Revolution
derives a little bit of extra fragrance from excellent bibliographies, a glossary of Chinese terms and a combined index at the end. (Pacific Affairs
About the Author
Woei Lien Chong is lecturer and researcher in contemporary Chinese philosophy, Sinological Institute, Leiden University, the Netherlands.