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The Wind Will Not Subside: Years in Revolutionary China-1964-1969
The Wind Will Not Subside: Years in Revolutionary China-1964-1969
By David Milton and Nancy Dall Milton
Pantheon, 1976, 397 pp
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A remarkably vivid picture of the Cultural Revolution painted by two eyewitnesses, teachers at the First Foreign Languages Institute in Peking. This book gives Mao a heroic role while acknowledging that indeed, as Wang Hung-wen said, his revolution from above was "a mixed kettle of fish."