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University of Hawai'i Press
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This study traces the development of Mao's political thinking from his earliest writings to the beginning of the Long March. In a thorough examination of the early years, the author delineates Mao's distinctive perspectives, political concerns, and leadership style-the enduring components of his political identity. The analysis goes to the roots of Mao's thinking-the crucible of action-in order to demonstrate the fundamental unity of theory and practice which constituted the leading principle of Mao's thought, an approach to politics that was a major innovation within both the Chinese and Marxist political traditions.

Table of Contents

  1. Half-Title-Page
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  1. Title
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  1. Copyright
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  1. Dedication
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  1. Contents
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  1. Acknowledgments
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  1. Introduction
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  1. 1 Mao before Marxism
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  1. 2 Mao, the Party, and the National Revolution: 1923–1927
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  1. 3 Rural Revolution: 1927–1931
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  1. 4 Governing the Chinese Soviet Republic: 1931–1934
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  1. 5 The Foundations of Mao Zedong’s Political Thought
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  1. Index
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780824879211
MARC Record
OCLC
1053884792
Launched on MUSE
2018-09-19
Open Access
Yes
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