The Life of Mao

Ross Terrill


The Life of Mao

The Life of Mao

  • Title: The Life of Mao
  • Author: Ross Terrill
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 476
  • Format: Kindle Edition



Indispensable to understanding the inseparable relationship between Mao and events in China over the last century What s , it s fascinating reading Chicago Sun Times Journalistic yet authoritative lively and readable insightful in unraveling Mao s contradictions The New York Times An illuminating full length portrait Los Angeles T Indispensable to understanding the inseparable relationship between Mao and events in China over the last century What s , it s fascinating reading Chicago Sun Times Journalistic yet authoritative lively and readable insightful in unraveling Mao s contradictions The New York Times An illuminating full length portrait Los Angeles Times Ross Terrill, probably this country s preeminent writer on China, has given us a whole man to replace the two dimensional representation Boston Globe Everyone who came into close contact with Chinese dictator Mao Zedong was surprised at his personal habits He would stay up much of the night, sleep during the day, and would sometimes remain awake for thirty six hours or , until he finally collapsed Yet many who met Mao were impressed by his intellectual reach, originality, and kindness It would seem difficult to reconcile these two views of Mao But there was no divide between Mao the man and Mao the leader This insightful biography by China scholar Ross Terrill provides a comprehensive account of this powerful and polarizing figure.


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A 639 page book on the life of Mao Zedong the founder of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC) and the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leader (also founder member). Now I wanted to learn about Mao but I think (I know) I started with something a bit ahead of me as for a lot of the time I was losing track and was wondering if the weather outside was going to get any cooler soon or if I should buy more coffee from the grocery store and realised I had read 10 pages without taking anything in. This is pr [...]


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