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  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 details all seemed to be on the same plane no sudden dips down into min

  2. says:

    A brief and not at all sensational account of Chairman Mao Meaning it does not address any of the sensational aspects of Mao's personality such as Mao's physician did or dwell on the disasters of the Cultural Revolution of

  3. says:

    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 in a peasant village who was uick to follow the winds of radical movements and read subversive newspapers as a

  4. says:

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

  5. says:

    History is not really my favorite subject but finally I finished read this one The brief biography of Mao Ze Dong

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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 a fear of being overthrown Part of it is believing so much in a philosophy that all discussion goes out the door He was willing to destroy all of the historical buildings in Beijing and would rather

  7. says:

    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 in order to achieve this goal A layman about the subject I find the book helpful in my journey as readers As

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    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 cost represented and certainly also pushed by one person famine and the destruction of countless lives seems to always go along with these grand schemes to make the world a better place makes me wonder h

  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 of his li

  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 charact

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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 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 a fear of being overthrown Part of it is believing so much in a philosophy that all discussion goes out the door He was willing to destroy all of the historical buildings in Beijing and would rather have had all smokestacks So he nixed a plan to have the greatest park system in the world for workers At least 20 million people died in the Great Leap Forward or Cultural Revolution Enough said Double Jeopardy 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 I actually Einsteins Generation 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 a fear of being overthrown Part of it is believing so much in a philosophy that all discussion goes out the door He was willing to destroy all of the historical buildings in Beijing and would rather have had all smokestacks So he nixed a plan to have the greatest park system in the world for workers At least 20 million people died in the Great Leap Forward or Cultural Revolution Enough said

Summary Mao Zedong

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 A brief and not at all sensational account of Chairman Mao Meaning it does not address any of the sensational aspects of Mao s personality such as Mao s physician did or dwell on the disasters of the Cultural Revolution of of the Great Leap Forward or get into the whys and wherefores of Mao s manipulative relationship with Lin Biao Liu Shao i or Zhou Enlai Instead it is a straight up account of Mao s life and succeeds I think in communicating the essentials of these without getting into any detail about those other polemical issues I think it well worth reading in addition to any part of a very broad spectrum of books Doctors, Ambassadors, Secretaries 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 A brief and not at all sensational account of Chairman Mao Meaning it does not address any of the sensational aspects of Mao s personality such as Mao s physician did or dwell on the disasters of the Cultural Revolution of of the Great Leap Forward or get into the whys and wherefores of Mao s manipulative relationship with Lin Biao Liu Shao i or Zhou Enlai Instead it is a straight Engendering Song up account of Mao s life and succeeds I think in communicating the essentials of these without getting into any detail about those other polemical issues I think it well worth reading in addition to any part of a very broad spectrum of books

Free read ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ô 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 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 cost represented and certainly also pushed by one person famine and the destruction of countless lives seems to always go along with these grand schemes to make the world a better place makes me wonder how ppl would carry around the little red book and proclaim themselves Maoists Doctors, Ambassadors, Secretaries unleashed that still reverberates in China today 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 cost represented and certainly also pushed by one person famine and the destruction of countless lives seems to always go along with these grand schemes to make the world a better place makes me wonder how ppl would carry around the little red book and proclaim themselves Maoists