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Chinese Communism and the Rise of Mao
Chinese Communism and the Rise of Mao
By Benjamin I. Schwartz
Harvard University Press, 1951, 258 pp

A scholarly study, drawing largely on Chinese and Russian sources, of doctrinal developments in the Chinese Communist movement between 1918 and 1932, the years witnessing the rise of Mao Tse-tung and the shift of strategic emphasis from the urban proletariat to the peasantry.