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Revolutionary Discourse in Mao’s Republic

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$50.00 • £43.95 • €45.95

ISBN 9780674767805

Publication Date: 08/19/1998


416 pages

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

1 chart, 6 tables


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Revolutionary Discourse in Mao’s Republic should become a central text in rethinking Maoism, Chinese politics and social theory… This work has the mark of genius.—Edward Friedman, University of Wisconsin–Madison

Apter and Saich have given us a true tour de force, rich in ideas, powerful in its sweep, and beautifully written. China specialists may disagree with certain themes, but they will be forced to rethink their positions, and specialist or generalist, the reader will be rewarded by new approaches to many of the central issues surrounding Chinese Communism.—Robert A. Scalapino, University of California, Berkeley

A masterly presentation of a vital issue with far-reaching implications for China scholars, students of East Asian thought and politics, and those who are interested in cultural studies. Apter and Saich have authored an important book, scholarly, sound and full of interpretive brilliance.—Tu Wei-ming, Harvard University

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