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Autocracy and China's Rebel Founding Emperors: Comparing Chairman Mao and Ming Taizu
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Autocracy and China's Rebel Founding Emperors: Comparing Chairman Mao and Ming Taizu (Hardback)

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What kind of 'ruler' was Mao Zedong? Utilizing a rich mix of analysis and new translations, this book examines other imperial predecessors and the elements linking Mao and Ming Taizu, the fourteenth-century peasant rebel who founded the Ming dynasty, as well as critiques of Western and Chinese scholarship. The book then presents translations with commentary of PRC scholars on Taizu and Mao, showing the evolution in Chinese though toward both rulers from the Cultural Revolution to the Deng Xiaoping reform era.

History & PoliticsHistory: Chronological20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly history: c 500 to c 1450-1500History & PoliticsRegional & national historyAsian history Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 01/03/2000 ISBN-13: 9780847695799  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Anita M. Andrew is assistant professor, Department of History, Northern Illinois University, and editor of the journal Ming Studies. John A. Rapp is professor and chair, Department of Political Science, and founder of the Asian studies program, Beloit College.

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