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China: Life of Mao Zedong (Mao Tse Tung, 1893-1976)

(see also China, China: Revolution & Anti-Japanese War, China: Maoist Era & Maoism)

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On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

In the Library: Articles

Goldman, René. "Mao, Maoism & Mao-ology," Pacific Affairs 41,4 (1968-69):560-74. Review essay.

Masi, Edoarda. "Mao's thought & the European Left," Socialist Revolution 1,4 (1970).

Stevens, Charles R. "A content analysis of the wartime writings of Mao Tse-tung & Chiang Kai-shek," Asian Survey 4,6 (6/64):890-903.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Breslin, Shaun. Mao (NY: Longman, 2000).

Carter, Peter. Mao (NY: Viking, 1979).

Chang, Jung & Jon Halliday. Mao: The Untold Story (London: Jonathan Cape, 2005).

Ch'en, Jerome. Mao & the Chinese Revolution (London, 1965).

__________. Mao (Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1969).

Devillers, Philippe. Mao (NY: Schocken, 1969).

Fremantle, Anne (ed.) Mao Tse-Tung: An Anthology of His Writings (NY, 1962).

Lotta, Raymond (ed.) And Mao Makes Five: Mao Tse-tung's Last Great Battle (Chicago, 1978). Documents from 1973-76 on the "Gang of Four" & their effort to extend & reaffirm the innovations of the Cultural Revolution.

Mao Tse-Tung. Let a Hundred Flowers Bloom. The Complete Text of "On the Correct Handling of Contradictions Among the People" (NY: New Leader, n.d.).

__________. On People's Democratic Rule (NY: International, 1950).

__________. Basic Tactics (ed. Stuart R. Schram; NY: Praeger, 1966).

__________. Mao's Road to Power: Revolutionary Writings, 1912-1949 (5 vols.; Armonk NY: M.E. Sharpe, 1992-1999).

__________. The Thought of Mao Tse-Tung (NY: Cambridge, 1989).

__________. The Secret Speeches of Chairman Mao: From the Hundred Flowers to the Great Leap Forward (eds. Roderick MacFarquhar, Timothy Cheek & Eugene Wu; Cambridge MA: Harvard, 1989).

Rue, John. Mao Tse-tung in Opposition (Stanford, 1966).

Schram, Stuart R. Mao Tse-tung (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1966).

__________ (ed.) Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-tung (NY: Praeger, 1967). The "Little Red Book".

__________ (ed.) Chairman Mao Talks to the People: Talks & Letters, 1956-1971 (NY: Pantheon, 1975).

__________. The Political Thought of Mao Tse-tung [anthology] (rev. ed.; NY: Praeger, 1969).

__________. Mao Zedong: A Preliminary Reassessment (Hong Kong: Chinese U, 1983).

__________. The Thought of Mao Tse-tung (NY: Cambridge, 1989).

Schwartz, Benjamin. Chinese Communism & the Rise of Mao (Cambridge MA: Harvard, 1951).

Short, Philip. Mao: a Life (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2001).

Siao-yu. Mao Tse-Tung & I Were Beggars [1959] (NY: Collier, 1973).

Smart, Ninian. Mao (Glasgow: Fontana, 1974).

Spence, Jonathan. Mao (NY: Oxford, 2001).

Terrill, Ross. Madame Mao: The White-Boned Demon [1984] (rev. ed.; Stanford,: Stanford U, 1999).

__________. Mao: A Biography [1980] (rev. ed.; Stanford, Stanford U, 1999).

Womack, Brantly. The Foundations of Mao Zedong's Political Thought, 1917-1935 (Honolulu: U. Hawaii, 1982).

In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"China, 1949-1972," prod. Jeremy Isaacs, 47m. Warner Home Video.

"Mao Zedong & Edgar Snow" [2000], Song Jiangbo & Wang Xuexin, 180m.

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