Journals Higher Education



Published: 16 November 2017

480 Pages | 23 hts


ISBN: 9780190640552

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Red at Heart

How Chinese Communists Fell in Love with the Russian Revolution

Elizabeth McGuire

  • Movingly written narrative of Chinese youth who fell in love with the Soviet revolution and Russian peoples and the fate of their blended "Sino-Soviet" offspring during the Cultural Revolution and beyond
  • A much anticipated first book
  • Written from the perspective of key protagonists, including Chiang Kai-shek's son and Mao Tse-tung's third wife
  • Based on unpublished letters, diaries, and memoirs and sources in both Chinese and Russian