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Market Maoists

The Communist Origins of China’s Capitalist Ascent

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$39.95 • £31.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674986497

Publication Date: 05/11/2021


320 pages

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

8 photos, 2 illus., 1 map


  • Map: Mao’s China in Markets Abroad: People’s Republic of China Commercial Offices Established outside the Socialist Bloc by 1970
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • 1. Opening a Capitalist Window
  • 2. Closing the Open Door
  • 3. The Korean War and the Fight for Trade
  • 4. Commerce in the Making of “Peaceful Coexistence”
  • 5. A “Great Leap” in Trade
  • 6. Trading for Salvation
  • 7. Markets and the Rise and Fall of Redness
  • Epilogue
  • Abbreviations in the Notes
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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