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    Mao (Routledge Historical Biographies) (Paperback) By (author) Michael Lynch

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    DescriptionMichael Lynch presents an engaging and thorough account of Mao's life and politics, making use of a wealth of primary and secondary sources. He locates Maoism in the broader context of twentieth century Chinese history, discussing the development of the Chinese Communist Party, the creation of the People's Republic of China and the Cultural Revolution, and the part played by Mao in the Cold War. Details of Mao's controversial private life as well as his political and philosophical thought add to this diverse picture of the influential leader. This well-written biography will be essential reading to anyone interested in twentieth century China and its most memorable figure.


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    Title
    Mao
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Michael Lynch
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 292
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 317 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415215787
    ISBN 10: 0415215781
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: BGH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.2
    BIC subject category V2: HBLW3
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJP
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FPC
    BIC subject category V2: HBJF, JPFC
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: BIO011000
    BIC subject category V2: JPHL
    BISAC V2.8: HIS008000
    Ingram Theme: CULT/CHINES
    B&T General Subject: 650
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 68
    B&T Merchandise Category: STX
    BISAC V2.8: POL010000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 46
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: BIO010000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 951.05092
    BISAC V2.8: BIO006000
    BIC subject category V2: 1FPC
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 3JJP
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: DS778.M3
    DC22: 951.05/092
    LC classification: DS778.M3 L93 2004
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: JPHL, DNBH, NHF, JPFC
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    8 black & white illustrations, 1 black & white tables
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    01 August 2004
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Michael Lynch teaches history at the University of Leicester.
    Review quote
    'Readers gain not only a knowledge of Mao's life but a good introduction to China's history and with it an excellent analysis of the revolutionary in any age or country.' - Contemporary Review