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On Practice and Contradiction (Revolution!)

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These early philosophical writings underpinned the Chinese revolutions and their clarion calls to insurrection remain some of the most stirring of all time. Drawing on a dizzying array of references from contemporary culture and politics, Zizek's firecracker commentary reaches unsettling conclusions about the place of Mao's thought in the revolutionary canon.

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Mao's early philosophical writings underpinned the Chinese revolutions and their clarion calls to insurrection remain some of the most stirring of all time. Maverick philosopher Slavoj Zizek's firecracker commentary reaches unsettling conclusions about the place of Mao's thought in the revolutionary canon.

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These early philosophical writings underpinned the Chinese revolutions and their clarion calls to insurrection remain some of the most stirring of all time. Drawing on a dizzying array of references from contemporary culture and politics, Zizek"s firecracker commentary reaches unsettling conclusions about the place of Mao"s thought in the revolutionary canon.

About the Author

Mao Tse-Tung was a Chinese revolutionary, political theorist and Communist leader. He led the People's Republic of China (PRC) from its establishment in 1949 until his death in 1976.Slavoj Žižek is a Slovenian philosopher and cultural critic. He is a Professor at the European Graduate School, International Director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities, Birkbeck College, University of London, and a senior researcher at the Institute of Sociology, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. His books include Living in the End Times, First as Tragedy, Then as Farce, In Defense of Lost Causes, four volumes of the Essential Žižek, and many more.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781844675876
Author:
Zedong, Mao
Publisher:
Verso
Introduction by:
Zizek, Slavoj
Introduction:
Zizek, Slavoj
Author:
Zizek, Slavoj
Author:
Iek, Slavoj
Author:
Various
Author:
Tse-Tung, Mao
Author:
Mao Zedong
Author:
Mao, Tse-Tung
Subject:
Political Ideologies - Communism & Socialism
Subject:
Communism & Socialism
Subject:
History & Theory - General
Subject:
Asia - China
Subject:
Politics - General
Subject:
South America
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Revolution!
Publication Date:
January 2007
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
199
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in

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"Synopsis" by , Mao's early philosophical writings underpinned the Chinese revolutions and their clarion calls to insurrection remain some of the most stirring of all time. Maverick philosopher Slavoj Zizek's firecracker commentary reaches unsettling conclusions about the place of Mao's thought in the revolutionary canon.
"Synopsis" by , These early philosophical writings underpinned the Chinese revolutions and their clarion calls to insurrection remain some of the most stirring of all time. Drawing on a dizzying array of references from contemporary culture and politics, Zizek"s firecracker commentary reaches unsettling conclusions about the place of Mao"s thought in the revolutionary canon.
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