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Mao, Paperback / softback Book

Mao Paperback / softback

Part of the Routledge Historical Biographies series

Paperback / softback

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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, an account of 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.

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