Mao Zedong

Gao Hua (高华) on Mao’s role in the Chinese communist revolution

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This is an article of 2006 by the famous, recently deceased (2012) historian Gao Hua from Nanjing University. Among the mass of texts recently published on Mao on the occassion of his 120th birthday, this still is a rather interesting and hence widely re-published, re-tweeted read. See http://www.aisixiang.com/data/11259.html and http://www.aisixiang.com/data/11259-2.html.

For a short summary of Gao Hua’s publication on the rectification campaign, see http://muse.jhu.edu/login?auth=0&type=summary&url=/journals/china_review_international/v015/15.4.chang01.html.

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