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Mao's China and After: A History of the People's Republic, Third Edition by Maurice Meisner

Mao's China and After: A History of the People's Republic, Third Edition



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Mao's China and After: A History of the People's Republic, Third Edition Maurice Meisner ebook
Publisher: Free Press
ISBN: 0684856352, 9780684856353
Page: 587
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Kong Dongmei, the granddaughter of the founder of the People's Republic and his third wife He Zizhen, along with her husband Chen Dongsheng have the combined wealth of five billion yuan (US$815 million), putting them at number 242 in the annual ranking by the Guangdong-based New Fortune magazine. In the prc itself, trashy memoirs of the tabloid school have appeared, supplied by Mao's doctor, secretaries, etc.; all very much in the Chinese tradition of 'wild history', otherwise known as gossip. In early 1966, Mao Zedong, the chairman of the Chinese Communist Party and the ruler of the People's Republic of China, faced a looming sense of crisis. 9, 1976, the Chinese Communist leader Mao Zedong died at age 82. Their marriage In a rare interview with China Daily, Kong Dongmei revealed that it was Mao who gave her the name Dongmei – after himself. The average university student at this point is the child of people born after 1966. The slogan of "Promoting physical culture and sports; strengthening the people's physique" set by Chairman Mao in 1952, still looks practicable in the country, which has witnessed a great leap from shortage of sports facilities and. [↩]; One reader commented here that developmentalism is not unique to Maoism. Lu Boquan said, in 1935, after Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) Central Committee Politburo's "Zunyi Conference," Mao went to Shanghai with his third wife He Zizhen, CCP members Zhou Enla, Ren Bishi and a dozen guards. In this much-anticipated revision, Maurice Meisner again provides piercing insight and comprehensive coverage of China's fascinating and turbulent modern history. Maurice Meisner, Mao's China and After: A History of the People's Republic, Third Edition (New York: Free Press, 1999), 218-219.