Mao: The Unknown Story download free [PDF and Ebook] by Jung Chang

Mao: The Unknown Story download free [PDF and Ebook] by Jung Chang year 2006
  • Book name: Mao: The Unknown Story
  • Author: Jung Chang
  • Release date: 2006/4/9
  • Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE USA INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Biography
  • ISBN: 9780679746324
  • Rating: 7.72 of 10
  • Votes: 344
  • Review by: Leo Wingate
  • Review rating: 8.5 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/22
  • Total pages: 801
  • Includes a PDF summary of 91 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The most authoritative life of the Chinese leader every written, Mao: The Unknown Story is based on a decade of research, and on interviews with many of Mao's close circle in China who have never talked before - and with virtually everyone outside China who had significant dealings with him. It is full of startling revelations, exploding the myth of the Long March, and showing a completely unknown Mao: he was not driven by idealism or ideology; his intimate and intricate relationship with Stalin went back to the 1920s, ultimately bringing him to power; he welcomed Japanese occupation of much of China; and he schemed, poisoned, and blackmailed to get his way. After Mao conquered China in 1949, his secret goal was to dominate the world. In chasing this dream he caused the deaths of 38 million people in the greatest famine in history. In all, well over 70 million Chinese perished under Mao's rule - in peacetime.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 42H43M11S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Biography: Historical, Political & Military, Asian History, Marxism & Communism, Political Leaders & Leadership
  • Available formats: MOBI, PDF, OEB, DOC, EPUB, TXT, WORD, HTML. Compressed in CBZ, XZ, AZW4, RAR, ACE, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 33.76 USD
  • Dimensions: 160x235x44mm
  • Weight: 1,166g
  • Printed by: Random House Inc
  • Published in: New York, United States
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