In a masterly book, Roderick MacFarquhar and Michael Schoenhals explain why Mao launched the Cultural Revolution, and show his Machiavellian role in masterminding it. In often horrifying detail, they document the Hobbesian state that ensued. 57 halftone photos.

Mao's Last Revolution 2008, Belknap Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674027480

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