2 edition of After Mao What? found in the catalog.
After Mao What?
Jagdish P. Jain
|Statement||J. P. Jain.|
|LC Classifications||DS777.55 .J255 1975|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 276 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||276|
The subtitle, The Return of Religion After Mao, indicates the journalistic ambition of the book, which combines grand narratives about the Chinese government’s engagement with the country’s many religious groups with intimate portraits of everyday Chinese. Johnson has spoken with a cross-section of people across China, from rural residents. Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-tung (simplified Chinese: 毛主席语录; traditional Chinese: 毛主席語錄; pinyin: Máo Zhǔxí Yǔlù) is a book of statements from speeches and writings by Mao Zedong (formerly romanized as Mao Tse-tung), the former Chairman of the Communist Party of China, published from to about and widely distributed during the Cultural : Mao Zedong (Mao Tse-tung), Hou .
COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. In Chiang Kai-shek finally lost control of China, and the Communist Mao Zedong announced the formation of the People's Republic of China. Mao's victory strengthened U.S. fears about the spread of communism. To build his socialist society in China, Mao Zedong launched the Great Leap Forward and.
The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao () tells the story of one of the world's great spiritual revivals. Following a century of violent anti-religious campaigns, China is now filled with new temples, churches and mosques--as well as cults, sects and . Kevin Peraino’s absorbing book covers that tipping-point year, , when Mao Zedong’s Chinese Communist Party came to power and things not only changed radically within China, but also for.
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The one thing The Souls of China really made me think about was the Chinese author Mo Yan. I think I finally understand why the government has allowed him to get away with writing so many controversial books; they heavily I've always been interested in religion (or sometimes the lack of) in East Asian countries, and I think this book did an /5.
Mao's China and After: A History of the People's Republic, Third Edition Paperback – April 1, by Maurice Meisner (Author) out of 5 stars 17 ratings. See all 10 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Cited by: “This entrancing and engaging book challenges the modern assumption that religion is a thing of the past; on the contrary, the dramatic resurgence of spirituality in China, after a century of violent persecution, suggests that it is an irrepressible force that may in some sense be essential to humanity.” —Karen Armstrong, author of Fields Cited by: 5.
Jung Chang is the best-selling author of Wild Swans, which The Asian Wall Street Journal called the most widely read book about China, and Mao: The Unknown Story (with Jon Halliday), which was described by Time as “an atom bomb of a book.”Her books have been translated into more than forty languages and sold more than fifteen million copies outside mainland China, where they are both /5(29).
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This is the first book in English to analyze the Chinese literary scene during the post-Mao thaw in government control. The seven contributors originally presented their research at a international conference at St. John’s University, New York, which was attended by scholars from America, Europe, and Asia, including participants from the People’s Republic of China and Taiwan.
It was Mao Zedong. According to the authoritative “Black Book of Communism,” an estimated 65 million Chinese died as a result of Mao’s repeated, merciless attempts to create a new. With well over million adherents, Buddhism emerged from near-annihilation during the Cultural Revolution to become the largest religion in China today.
Despite this, Buddhism’s rise has received relatively little scholarly attention. The present volume, with contributions by leading scholars in sociology, anthropology, political science, and religious studies, explores the evolution of. This was the book I was looking for when I picked up MacFarquhar and Schoenhals' Mao's Last Revolution some time ago.
While that book was full of micro-level stuff like documents published on this or that date, or a CC meeting held on this or that date etc., Meisner's book was a proper general overview of Mao's China.
I wish I had read this one first and Mao's Last Revolution only afterwards /5. C Ronning discusses Mao s background, pol role and contributions to revolution under way in China today; points up fact that nation always was and.
The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao User Review - Publishers Weekly. Johnson, a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist who has lived in China on and off over 30 years, reports on his six years of research into the reemergence of religion in China.
After Mao Zedong Summary. Mao remained in undisputed control of China until his death in After Mao's death there was a power stuggle, which saw the fall of Mao's 'Gang of Four' supporters, and the restoration of Deng Xiaoping, who followed a more moderate line.
After Mao. Carry out Chairman Mao's behests and carry the proletarian revolutionary cause through to the end, When Mao Zedong died on 9 Septemberthe country was in shock. This was partly the result of the keenly felt loss of a semi-divine leader, but also caused by the enormous uncertainty about what the future held in stock for.
North Charles Street Baltimore, Maryland, USA +1 () [email protected] © Project MUSE. Produced by Johns Hopkins University Cited by: The books “Wild Swans” covers that time period with the third character. It is a pretty good book.
Wild Swans - Wikipedia > Chang's story The Cultural Revolution started when Chang was a teenager. Chang willingly joined the Red Guards though she r. The radicals finally convinced Mao to purge Deng in Aprila few months after Zhou’s death, but after Mao died that September, a civil, police and military coalition pushed the Gang of Four.
• The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao is published by Allen Lane. To order a copy for £ (RRP £25) go to or Author: Julia Lovell.
The gaokao was finally reinstated on Dec. 10,more than a year after Mao’s death. These days, the gaokao takes place in early June, and more than 70 percent of candidates — mostly high school students — secure college admission.
But inonly 5 percent of the million people who took the exam were admitted to college. After Mao's death inparty leaders carefully pointed out "mistakes" that he made in the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution.
Yet Mao — largely because of his part in the war against Japan and in China's civil war that established the People's Republic of China — is still revered by millions of Chinese, and even among party. Chairman PRC - Liu Shaoqi stands as one of the most significant blots on Mao Zedong's legacy.
A victim of Mao's crawl back to power Liu died in poor conditions after imprisonment on trumped up charges after being Chairman (effectively President) of China for nine years. A native, like Mao, of Hunan province Liu Shaoqi studied at Moscow in when Russia was still full of.
More than four decades after Mao’s death, a new kind of little red book has emerged in China, this time promoting the thoughts and teachings of the country’s current leader, Xi Jinping.Get this from a library!
Mao's China and after: a history of the People's Republic. [Maurice J Meisner] -- Presents a revised account of the revolution of - Examines the social and political consequences of the upheaval - Deng Xiaoping - Democracy movement - Tienamnen Incident -.
Hong Kong-based historian Frank Dikötter, in his book How to be a Dictator, describes how Mao Zedong put himself at the apex of the new China.