Providing fresh analysis of the history and politics of Chinese communism, this book utilizes previously inaccessible sources to reassess the epic Long March. It sheds new light on the revolutionary momentum and political structure of the Chinese Communist Party in the 1930s.
Table of Contents
Soviet revolution in South China; the Fourth Suppression Campaign and the Long March; the Fifth Suppression Campaign and the Long March; military line vs political line - the Zunyi Conference and the rise of Mao; the army vs the party - encounter of the First and Fourth front armies; settlement in North China; Grand Union; the prowess of Mao as political entrepreneur; conclusion - the Long March from revolution to politics.
Benjamin Yang (Author)