Gun Barrel Politics: Party-army Relations In Mao's China, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Gun Barrel Politics

Party-army Relations In Mao's China, 1st Edition

By Fang Zhu

Routledge

274 pages

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Description

This book tests the model of civil-military dualism to explain People's Liberation Army's (PLA) political engagement and its loyalty to the party in Maoist China. It explores how the party maintained its control— through penetration of the armed forces or non-intervention and civilian control.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Civil-Military Dualism 3. Military Regionalism and the Gao-Rao Incident 4. Crisis on Lushan 5. Launching the Cultural Revolution 6. Resistance to Power Seizure 7. The Lin Biao Incident 8. The Fall of the Gang of Four 9. Conclusion

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL054000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Asian
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies