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Mao: The Unknown Story Издательство: Knopf, 2005 г Суперобложка, 832 стр ISBN 0-679-42271-4 инфо 7938f.

Based on a decade of research and on interviews with many of Mao's close circle in China who have never talked before-and with virtually everyone outside China who had significant dealings with him-this is theашлан most authoritative life of Mao ever written It is full of startling revelations, exploding the myth of the Long March, and showing a completely unknown Mao: he was not driven by idealism or ideology; his intimate and intricate relationship with Stalin went back to thбибмьe 1920s, ultimately bringing him to power; he welcomed Japanese occupation of much of China; and he schemed, poisoned and blackmailed to get his way After Mao conquered China in 1949, his secret goal was to dominate the world In chasing this dream he caused the deaths of 38 million people in the greatest famine in history In all, well over 70 million Chinese perished under Mao's rule-in peacetime Combining meticulous research with the storytelling style of Wild Swans, this biographбреуиy offers a harrowing portrait of Mao's ruthless accumulation of power through the exercise of terror: his first victims were the peasants, then the intellectuals and, finally, the inner circle of his own advisers The reader enters the shadowy chambers of Mao's court and eavesdrops on the drama in its hidden recesses Mao's character and the enormity of his behavior toward his wives, mistresses and children are unveiled for the first time This is an entirely fresh look at Mao in both content and approach It will astonish historians and the general reader alike Формат: 13 см x 19,5 cм Авторы Джон Холлидей Jon Halliday Юн Чжан Jung Chang.

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