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Jonathan Spence

One of the world's foremost historians of China, Jonathan Spence presents a concise biography of Mao Zedong, deflating myths and showing how, through relentless energy and ruthless self-confidence, Mao was able to attain so much power and hold on to it for so long. Spence likens him to a 'Lord of Misrule', turning traditional Chinese society upside down in 'a long drawn-out adventure in upheaval'.

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  • Publisher: Phoenix
  • Year: 2000
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 223pp
  • Illustrated: No
  • ISBN: 9781407248554
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 0.2kg
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