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Published: 10 June 2013

144 Pages | 10 black and white halftones

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199588664

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Mao: A Very Short Introduction

Delia Davin

Very Short Introductions

  • Ideal for anyone wishing to know more about one of the most defining figures of 20th century Asian history
  • Fascinating story of Mao's life--from his childhood to his time as leader of China
  • Considers Mao the man as well as Mao the leader--exploring the major events in his life and his revolutionary writings
  • Examines the events that led to the Cultural Revolution and its historical impact
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over five million copies sold worldwide