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Mao’s Last Revolution

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$30.50 • £24.95 • €27.50

ISBN 9780674027480

Publication Date: 03/15/2008

Short

752 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

57 halftones

Belknap Press

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  • Preface
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • 1. The First Salvos
  • 2. The Siege of Beijing
  • 3. Confusion on Campuses
  • 4. The Fifty Days
  • 5. Mao’s New Successor
  • 6. The Red Guards
  • 7. Red Terror
  • 8. Confusion Nationwide
  • 9. Shanghai’s “January Storm”
  • 10. Seizing Power
  • 11. The Last Stand of the Old Guard
  • 12. The Wuhan Incident
  • 13. The May 16 Conspiracy
  • 14. The End of the Red Guards
  • 15. Cleansing the Class Ranks
  • 16. Dispatching Liu Shaoqi
  • 17. The Congress of Victors
  • 18. War Scares
  • 19. The Defection and Death of Lin Biao
  • 20. Mao Becalmed
  • 21. Zhou under Pressure
  • 22. Deng Xiaoping Takes Over
  • 23. The Gang of Four Emerges
  • 24. The Tiananmen Incident of 1976
  • 25. The Last Days of Chairman Mao
  • Conclusion
  • Glossary of Names and Identities
  • A Note on Sources
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Illustration Credits
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • Finalist, 2007 Independent Publisher Book Awards, History Category
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