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by Edgar Snow

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  • ISBN 1443736732
  • ISBN13 978-1443736732
  • Language English
  • Author Edgar Snow
  • Publisher Hesperides Press (November 4, 2008)
  • Pages 488
  • Formats txt lrf docx mbr
  • Category Social Science
  • Subcategory Politics and Government
  • Size ePub 1440 kb
  • Size Fb2 1166 kb
  • Rating: 4.3
  • Votes: 363

Originally published in 1939, this is both a far-reaching history and an eyewitness account of the communist revolution in China. Contains a number of excellent historical photographs. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. Contents Include : In Search of Red China The Road To The Red Capital In "Defended Peace" Genesis of A Communist The Long March Red Star In The North West En Route To The Front With The Red Army With The Red Army War And Peace Back To Pao An White World Again

Along with Pearl S. Buck's The Good Earth (1931), it was the most influential book on Western understanding of China as well as the most influential book on Western sympathy for Red China in the 1930s.

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The best-known section of the book is Mao's autobiography as related to Snow, which is still one of the most important documents on that subject. Another important section is the graphic description of the Long March. Snow's sympathetic portrayal of the Chinese communists is somewhat naive, however, and it exposed him to widespread criticism during the McCarthy years. Donald Zagoria, Foreign Affairs.

Journalist Edgar Snow wrote Red Star Over China in 1937, when the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) . Edgar Snow was a precursor to today's embedded journalist and traveled with the Red Army during the Chinese Civil war in the 1930s.

Journalist Edgar Snow wrote Red Star Over China in 1937, when the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) was hardly known in the West. His Mao is a hero: both a shrewd thought leader By Katrina Hamlin. The portrait of Mao Zedong watches over Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, but it’s still impossible to know the man behind the myth. He assembles an invaluable narrative from the men and women he encountered such as Mao Zedong and Zhou Enlai.

Contains a number of excellent historical photographs. Many of the earliest books.

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before .

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. carousel previous carousel next. Was or was not this Red Army of China a mass of conscious Marxist revolutionaries, disciplined by and adhering to a centralized programme, a unified command under the Chinese Communist Party? If so, what was that programme?

Red Star Over China is a classic because of the way in which it was produced. Edgar Snow was just thirty and had spent seven years in China as a journalist.

Red Star Over China is a classic because of the way in which it was produced. In 1936 the Chinese Communists had just completed their successful escape from Southeast China to the Northwest, and were embarking upon their united-front tactic. They were ready to tell their story to the outside world. Snow had the capacity to report it. Readers of the book today should be aware of this combination of factors.

During the next three months most of the political involutions created at Sian were completely unraveled, and in the end the scene was radically altered. Great conquests were made and victories wo. .Great losses and retreats were recorded too. But the duels fought were like those in a Chinese theater betweeen two warriors of old. They fling out bloodcurdling yells, viciously slashing the air but never actually touching each other.

Out of that experience came Red Star Over China, a classic work that remains one of the most important books ever .

Out of that experience came Red Star Over China, a classic work that remains one of the most important books ever written about the birth of the Communist movement in China. Out of that experience came Red Star Over China, a classic work that remains one of the most important books ever written about the birth of the Communist movement in China.