Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 June 2019

224 Pages | 12 halftones

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

ISBN: 9780190605841

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China's New Red Guards

The Return of Radicalism and the Rebirth of Mao Zedong

Jude Blanchette

  • Argues that China is undergoing a full-fledged Maoist revival
  • Offers the first in-depth study of the organizations and individuals who make up the Maoist movement
  • Draws upon dozens of in-person interviews and primarily Chinese-language sources
  • Challenges the dominant understanding of the relationship between technology and ideology -- namely that the Internet and technology would bring about political liberalization