Cultural Revolution: A Captivating Guide to the Cultural Revolution and Mao Zedong (Hardcover)

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If you want to discover the captivating history of the Cultural Revolution, then keep reading...

Two captivating manuscripts in one book:

  • The Cultural Revolution: A Captivating Guide to a Decade-Long Upheaval in China Unleashed by Mao Zedong to Preserve Chinese Communism
  • Mao Zedong: A Captivating Guide to the Life of a Chairman of the Communist Party of China, the Cultural Revolution and the Political Theory of Maoism

The Cultural Revolution, known in full as the "Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution," was launched by Mao Zedong, the chairman of the Communist Party of China, as a means of quashing capitalism in China. He wanted to ensure that the desire for a communist government would remain strong in the country long after his death. Like other previous leaders who attempted to continue to rule after their death, his attempt did not work out quite the way he had planned.

Over the course of a decade, from the summer of 1966 to 1976, Mao Zedong implemented a number of changes that have led him to be known as one of the most brutal tyrants of the modern age. It is estimated that between 500,000 to two million Chinese people, although numbers can go as high as twenty million, died as a direct result of Zedong's Cultural Revolution. It also resulted in millions of people being imprisoned, displaced, and tortured in an attempt to cement Mao Zedong's reputation as the leader of the communist world.

Some of the topics covered in part 1 of this book include:

  • Mao Zedong's Early Life, Rise to Power, and the Government Upheaval That Changed China during the First Half of the 20th Century
  • The Suspicion Behind the United Face
  • The Five-Year Plan, the Great Leap Forward, and the Events Leading to the Cultural Revolution
  • fighting the Capitalism of the West
  • The Introduction of Revolution
  • The Red Guards
  • July 20th Incident
  • Border Clashes with the Communist Soviets
  • Lin Biao - The Successor and Opponent
  • Health Issues and Slipping Grip on the Revolution
  • The 10th Congress and the Shifting of Power
  • Mass Killings in China and Devastation in Northern China
  • End of the Cultural Revolution
  • Lasting Effects
  • And much, much more

Some of the topics covered in part 2 of this book include:

  • Early Life
  • Political Awakenings
  • Beijing
  • May Fourth and the New Culture Movement
  • The Communist Party of China's Growing Pains
  • The Northern Expedition
  • Communists at Large
  • The Long March
  • The People's Republic of China
  • The Great Leap Forward
  • The Cultural Revolution
  • What Did Maoism Stand For?
  • And much more

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Product Details
ISBN: 9781647486662
ISBN-10: 1647486661
Publisher: Captivating History
Publication Date: April 7th, 2020
Pages: 178
Language: English