Mao: a life is that rare exception philip short's sprawling biography of mao zedong is an excellent introduction to the history of communist china. As the era of mao's rule is eclipsed by the great economic strides following deng xiaoping's reforms, it becomes harder to judge mao's place in history but his biographers are still inclined to make him a larger-than-life figure, even though it is no longer possible to ignore the horrors he inflicted on china. Mao zedong was so important because he founded the people's republic of china and was responsible for the why was mao zedong so important life of mao zedong.
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About this quiz & worksheet mao zedong is the central figure in the history of the people's republic of china, and you can go over some key information on his life and political accomplishments with this assessment. Notion of of mao zedong: mao solidified single-party rule and initiated a number of controversial this is an advance summary of a forthcoming entry in the. Biography of mao zedong 1284 words | 5 pages december 26, 1893, mao zedong was the founding leader of the people's republic of china and ruled as the chairman of the communist party of china from 1949 up until he died on september the 9th, 1976. Find a summary, definition and facts about the mao zedong for kids summary and biography of the mao zedong and the cold war facts about the mao zedong and cinese communism for kids, children, homework and schools.
Mao zedong was a chinese leader who led the communist party of china to victory against the kuomintang in the chinese civil war. Mao zedong has 662 ratings and 81 reviews hobbes said: this was no deep look into the trivial doings of mao, but rather a synopsis of his life i found. Mao zedong or mao tse-tung mou dzŭ-do͝ong sports and everyday life +-biographies publishing as infoplease.
In this lesson, you'll be learning about the life of mao zedong, the founder of the people's republic of china mao died in peking in 1976 lesson summary. In 1966, china’s communist leader mao zedong launched what became known as the cultural revolution in order to reassert his authority over the chinese government. The private life of chairman mao: after a brief summary of his family and personal history testimony of the personnel who had worked with mao zedong).
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Biography of mao zedong primary sources mao zedong mao zedong (mao tse-tung), the son of a peasant farmer, was born in chaochan, china, in 1893he became a marxist while working as a library assistant at peking university and served in the revolutionary army during the 1911 chinese revolution. Mao zedong is considered to be the father of communist mao gave a geographic slant he remained leader of china in the later years of his life though zhou. The mao years [ 1949-1976 ] a good quotations from mao zedong,” is published and widely distributed her death sentence is later commuted to life imprisonment. By jonathan spence, reviewed & recommended mao zedong (a penguin life) jonathan spence penguin paperback 208 pages august 2006.Download