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Revolutionary Immortality: Mao Tse-Tung and the Chinese Cultural Revolution (Norton Library)

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Publisher Comments:

"Robert Jay Lifton offers a new conceptual framework for our understanding not only of Chinese convulsion, its causes, its surprising potency and its consequences, but of evolution in general and the strange urgency, which can become paramount, of revolution never to proclaim itself successful, never to say its job is done and its goals attained. . . . [Dr. Lifton] has made a signal contribution to the understanding of the relationship of individual psychology to historical change, and especially of the vicissitudes of human continuity . . . . is, I would judge, an essential study of Communist China; more than that, it is an original, intellectually exciting, gracefully written and wholly accessible essay on an aspect of human individual and mass psychology as it operates in contemporary revolutionary circumstances around the world." --Eliot Fremont-Smith,

Synopsis:

This new edition of coincides with two interesting rediscoveries in American intellectual life--that of China and that of death. The book happens to be about both.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393007978
Author:
Lifton, Robert Jay
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
China
Subject:
China History Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976.
Subject:
History
Subject:
Asia - China
Subject:
China - History - Cultural Revolution, 1966-
Subject:
Mao, Zedong
Subject:
World History - China
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Norton Library
Series Volume:
v. 1
Publication Date:
19760131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
204
Dimensions:
8.00x5.00x.47 in. .50 lbs.

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Politics » Leftist Studies
History and Social Science » World History » China
History and Social Science » World History » General

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"Synopsis" by , This new edition of coincides with two interesting rediscoveries in American intellectual life--that of China and that of death. The book happens to be about both.
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