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Extremely well researched given the difficulty in obtaining source materials from China especially for this period.Published 2 months ago by RSJ
Mao Zedong’s notion that the population of China was expendable for the cause of revolution, no matter how many suffered, warrants further examination into understanding the... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
This book bears comparison to the best analyses of Stalin's Russia. Most readers may feel overwhelmed by the flood of unfamiliar names, but the story is well told and gives a rare... Read morePublished 5 months ago by John Desmond
China's cultural revolution was a horrible thing. I was in middle school and high school in NYC at the time. Read morePublished on July 8, 2014 by Pacem in Terris
(Disclaimer: this reviewer has not visited China and has no professional expertise on China. This is strictly a book review, and not an assessment of Chinese politics. Read morePublished on December 25, 2013 by James R. Maclean
This book as as much detail as I could enjoy. It's so very full of information about the cultural revolution that it makes for a long and fulfilling read. Read morePublished on October 14, 2013 by Wayne Joerding
(Disclaimer: this reviewer has not visited China and has no professional expertise on China. This is strictly a book review, and not an assessment of Chinese politics. Read morePublished on September 1, 2013 by James R. Maclean