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11:00 am

China’s New Red Guards: The Return of Radicalism and the Rebirth of Mao Zedong

June 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

It wasn’t only foreign observers who thought Mao Zedong’s radicalism ended with his death in 1976; throughout the Deng, Jiang, and Hu eras, most Chinese intellectuals and Party members believed that Mao, while far from reviled, belonged to a stage of China’s development that would not be revisited. In his new book, Jude Blanchette traces … Continue reading China’s New Red Guards: The Return of Radicalism and the Rebirth of Mao Zedong

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