The consecutive executions of two important Ming (1368-1644) generals involved in the empire's warfare with the Manchus in the Liaodong region (east of the Liao River), Mao
Wenlong (1576-1629) and Yuan Chonghuan (1584-1630), caused fierce controversies in the imperial court in Beijing as well as among common people during the late Ming dynasty.
Political initiatives launched by Mao
such as the "Great Leap Forward" and the Cultural Revolution led to more than 40 million deaths through violence and starvation, according to some Chinese and foreign estimates.
In addition, the MAO
coatings are composed of an external layer and an internal layer.
After more than three decades of strife; domestic and international, China was at peace and it was time for Mao
to marshal his resources in peace as he had done in war.
Deng had been purged twice and brought back twice since his skills were necessary even for Mao
Rebecca Karl montre de maniere convaincante que la croyance de Mao
dans le potentiel revolutionnaire des masses a permis une politisation intense de la societe, laquelle devint extreme pendant la Revolution Culturelle.
And so, Mao
became our god and his book, Quotations from Chairman Mao
(or the Little Red Book), became a bible that everyone was required to have.
resented Stalin, he disliked Khrushchev even more.
Keeping a watchful gaze on Tiananmen Square in the centre of Beijing, the giant oil painting portrait of Mao
Zedong is one of the most enduring images of 20th century China.
It is hard to imagine anywhere more different to the socialist utopia envisaged by Mao
Tse-tung, who proclaimed the birth of the People's Republic of China 60 years ago this week.
This is especially true of our flawed heroes, as we see today with the Chinese Communist Party's treatment of Mao
is certainly a more interesting figure than were many tyrants -- a poet, an intellectual, a student of history as well as a serial philanderer, who, according to his doctor, Li Zhisui, liked to swim in water, not bathe in it.