Chinaas Communist Party seized power in 1949 after a long guerrilla insurgency followed by full-scale war, but the revolution was just beginning. Andrew Walder narrates the rise and fall of the Maoist state from 1949 to 1976aan epoch of startling accomplishments and disastrous failures, steered by many forces but dominated above all by Mao Zedong.More than 180 delegates were chosen from rival factions in Nanjing and key cities elsewhere in Jiangsu. ... The negotiations began with astudy classesa where each side was ordered to make self-criticisms for their factional behavior over previous months, but the meetings repeatedly ... This final crackdown put an end to the arguments in Beijing and put a blanket on factional passions back in Jiangsu.
|Title||:||China Under Mao|
|Author||:||Andrew G. Walder|
|Publisher||:||Harvard University Press - 2015-04-06|