Autocracy and China's Rebel Founding Emperors: Comparing Chairman Mao and Ming Taizu / Edition 384

Autocracy and China's Rebel Founding Emperors: Comparing Chairman Mao and Ming Taizu / Edition 384

by Anita M. Andrew
     
 

What kind of 'ruler' was Mao Zedong? Utilizing a rich mix of analysis and new translations, this book examines other imperial predecessors and the elements linking Mao and Ming Taizu, the fourteenth-century peasant rebel who founded the Ming dynasty, as well as critiques of Western and Chinese scholarship. The book then presents translations with commentary of PRC

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What kind of 'ruler' was Mao Zedong? Utilizing a rich mix of analysis and new translations, this book examines other imperial predecessors and the elements linking Mao and Ming Taizu, the fourteenth-century peasant rebel who founded the Ming dynasty, as well as critiques of Western and Chinese scholarship. The book then presents translations with commentary of PRC scholars on Taizu and Mao, showing the evolution in Chinese though toward both rulers from the Cultural Revolution to the Deng Xiaoping reform era.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847695805
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
03/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
5.94(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Part I: Introduction Chapter 2 Mao and Imperial Autocracy: Previous Studies Chapter 3 Other Imperial Predecessors Chapter 4 Causes of the Similar Autocracy of Mao and Zhu Chapter 5 Maoism as Anti-Elitism: The Debates in China and the West Chapter 6 The Autocratic Rule of Zhu Yuangzhang (1368–1398) Chapter 7 Zhu Yuangzhang on the Rectification of Ming Society Chapter 8 Autocratic Elements in Mao's Theory and Practice Chapter 9 Similarities in the Words and Deeds of Mao and Zhu Chapter 10 Notes, Part I Part 11 Part II: Critiques of Autocracy in the PRC Chapter 12 Introduction Chapter 13 Zhu Yuanzhang Chapter 14 Shanghai Museum Chapter 15 Wang Hongjiang Chapter 16 Chen Xinquan Chapter 17 Chen Gaohua Chapter 18 Guo Hounan Chapter 19 Mao Zedong Chapter 20 Shengwulian Chapter 21 Ma Yanwen Chapter 22 Wang Xizhe Chapter 23 Wang Ruoshui Chapter 24 Yan Jiaqi Part 25 Bibliography Part 26 Glossary Part 27 Index Part 28 About the Authors

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