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❰PDF / Epub❯ ★ Was Mao Really a Monster? The Academic Response to Chang and Halliday's Mao The Unknown Story Author Gregor Benton – Weplayit.co Mao The Unknown Story by Jung Chang and Jon Halliday was published in 2005 to a great fanfare The book portrays Mao as a monster – equal to or worse than Hitler and Stalin – and a fool who won powMao The Unknown Story by Jung Chang and Jon Halliday was published in 2005 to a great fanfare The book portrays Mao as a monster – equal to or worse than Hitler and Stalin – and a fool who won power by native cunning and ruled by terror It received a rapturous welcome from reviewers in the popular press and rocketed to the top of the worldwide bestseller list Few works on China by writers in the West have achieved its impactReviews by serious China scholars however tended to take a different view Most were sharply critical questioning its authority and the authors’ methods arguing that Chang and Halliday’s book is not a work of balanced scholarship as it.

Purports to be but a highly selective and even polemical study that sets out to demonise MaoThis book brings together sixteen reviews of Mao The Unknown Story – all by internationally well regarded specialists in modern Chinese history and published in relatively specialised scholarly journals Taken together they demonstrate that Chang and Halliday’s portrayal of Mao is in many places woefully inaccurate While agreeing that Mao had many faults and was responsible for some disastrous policies they conclude that a balanced picture is neededDark tales of Mao the merciless Delia Davin Jade and plastic Andrew J Nathan Portrait of a monster Jonathan D Spence The.

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Was Mao Really a Monster? The Academic Response to Chang ☆ ePUB weplayitco

Was Mao Really a Monster? The Academic Response to Chang ☆ ePUB weplayitco Gregor Benton is emeritus professor of Chinese history at Cardiff University and research associate in diaspora studies NTU Singapore

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