Mao Zedong [epub / Pdf] BY Jonathan D. Spence


10 thoughts on “Mao Zedong

  1. says:

    This was no deep look into the trivial doings of Mao but rather a synopsis of his life I found it to be absolutely perfect for what it was The

  2. says:

    A brief and not at all sensational account of Chairman Mao Meaning it does not address any of the sensational aspe

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    This is a good uick read for someone who interested in the way Mao created a public personality and clung to failing policies despite some evidence of his own doubt and criticism from others His journey from a child born i

  4. says:

    The author doesn't wander himself into Mao’s ideological maze and his mysterious motives He doesn’t condemn or praises M

  5. says:

    History is not really my favorite subject but finally I finished read this one The brief biography of Mao Ze Dong tells the overview of his life and what happening in the China at that period The book provides detail about Mao’s

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    I actually used an old audio tape while driving Shows you the kind of stuff I listen to A fair even handed biography Very thorough What a catastrophic failure Maoism was How does it happen? Part of it is losing touch with reality Part of it is

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    This small book which tries to tell a story about one huge world leader really helps readers in a sense that you can understand a huge subject with fewer pages Of course it needs simplification and also selection i

  8. says:

    swift read a bit of a decline into madness or just the general madness of one idea that's supposed to fix the world at whatever cos

  9. says:

    For those looking for a short introduction into the life of Chairman Mao Zedong this is a perfect book Although it is true that others have gone in depth for a person who is just reading for a simple understanding

  10. says:

    A very condensed biography I felt it covers the beginnings of Mao's political career uite well but it's rather concise on the Small Leap the Great Leap and the Cultural Revolution It also has no time to shed light on Mao's accompanying characters Overall very useful brief intro to Mao and substantial part of China's 20th century history

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Mao Zedong

“Spence draws upon his extensive knowledge of Chinese politics and culture to create an illuminating picture of Mao Superb” Chicago Tribune From humble origins in the provinces Mao Zedong rose to abso. This was no deep look into the trivial doings of Mao but rather a synopsis of his life I found it to be absolutely perfect for what it was The details all seemed to be on the same plane no sudden dips down into minutia unmatched elsewhere Likewise no skipping over the surface to cover great gulfs of time in only a few pages No doubt the end lacked depth but the author certainly made a good case for they why Mao s personal journey having been mostly completed and no events were happening to him instead of emanating from himIf someone wishes a uick summary just under 200 pages of a man that has defined a country for generations this is wonderful pick It does provide insight into the man along with giving an account of the history of his time Being someone who knew only as much as I could remember from my Asian history lessons out of mediocre text books I did not feel lost at all This is a well written concise book that does exactly what it sets out to

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Lute power unifying with an iron fist a vast country torn apart by years of weak leadership colonialism and war This sharply drawn and insightful account brings to life this modern day emperor and the tum. History is not really my favorite subject but finally I finished read this one The brief biography of Mao Ze Dong tells the overview of his life and what happening in the China at that period The book provides detail about Mao s earlier life Mao had struggle so often against the autocratic nature of his father hated and despised the shackles of bourgeois marriage and had found joy in a free love relationship detest schools and would rather go to the libraries to seek classical and historian reference and always sought freedom of spirit and the chance to grow The book also leading to the long years Mao took of war which emerged strengthened and numerous with powerfully effective techniues of mass mobilization in the rural settings and genuine skill at the manipulation of belief through well conceptualized propaganda Devoted to Drew years of weak leadership colonialism and war This sharply drawn and insightful account brings to life this modern day emperor and the tum. History is not really my favorite subject but finally I finished read this one The brief biography of Mao Ze Dong tells the overview of his life and what happening in the China at that period The book provides detail about Mao s earlier life Mao had struggle so often against the autocratic nature of his father hated and despised the shackles of bourgeois marriage and had found joy in a free love relationship detest schools and would rather go to the libraries to seek classical and historian reference and always sought freedom of spirit and the chance to grow The book also leading to the long

Free download ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ç Jonathan D. Spence

Ultuous era that he did so much to shape   Jonathan Spence captures Mao in all his paradoxical grandeur and sheds light on the radical transformation he unleashed that still reverberates in China today ?. For those looking for a short introduction into the life of Chairman Mao Zedong this is a perfect book Although it is true that others have gone in depth for a person who is just reading for a simple understanding of his life it gives the information that helps you understand the revolution leading to the current state of The People s Republic of China changing from their empire to their Nationalist Government to the communist government today Spence describes his life from his beginnings to today Marriage by Deception you understand the revolution leading to the current state of The People s Republic of China changing from their empire to their Nationalist Government to the communist government today Spence describes his life from his beginnings to today

  • Paperback
  • 188
  • Mao Zedong
  • Jonathan D. Spence
  • English
  • 15 January 2018
  • 9780143037729

About the Author: Jonathan D. Spence

Jonathan D Spence is a historian specializing in Chinese history His self selected Chinese name is Shǐ Jǐngiān simplified Chinese 史景迁; traditional Chinese 史景遷 which roughly translates to A historian who admires Sima ianHe has been Sterling Professor of History at Yale University since 1993 His most famous book is The Search for Modern China which has become one of the standard texts