One of America's leading authorities on China outlines and assesses the implications of the inevitable passing of Mao Tse-tung and the older generation of revolutionary leaders from their position of command in China. Describing the mid-1960’s as "a transitional period of great historic significance," the author outlines the basic unsolved problems and unresolved issues that face Peking’s leaders, speculates on future changes in Chinese Communist leadership and policies. Part Il of the book presents documents pertinent to the developing crisis in China, including “Khrushchev’s Phoney Communism,” Lin Piao’s “Long Live the Victory of the People’s War,” and “Great Cultural Revolution.” China After Mao is based on the Walter E. Edge lectures given at Princeton University in October 1966.
Originally published in 1967.
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Table of Contents
- Frontmatter, pg. i
- Acknowledgments, pg. vii
- Contents, pg. ix
- I. Unresolved Problems and Dilemmas, pg. 3
- II. Mao's Prescriptions for the Future, pg. 35
- III. The Succession and Generational Change, pg. 69
- 1. On Khrushchev's Phoney Communism and Its Historical Lessons for the World, pg. 123
- 2. Long Live the Victory of People's War, by Lin Piao, pg. 196
- 3. Decision of the Chinese Communist Party Central Committee Concerning the Great Cultural Revolution, pg. 263
- 4. Communiqué of the Eleventh Plenary Session of the Eighth Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, pg. 277