Red Star Over China (Paperback)

The Classic Account of the Birth of Chinese Communism

By Edgar Snow, Dr John K. Fairbank (Introduction by)

Grove Press, 9780802150936, 544pp.

Publication Date: February 16, 1994

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (5/1/2006)
Hardcover (11/4/2008)

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The first Westerner to meet Mao Tse-tung and the Chinese Communist leaders in 1936, Edgar Snow came away with the first authorized account of Mao's life, as well as a history of the famous Long March and the men and women who were responsible for the Chinese revolution. 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. This edition includes extensive notes on military and political developments in China, further interviews with Mao Tse-tung, a chronology covering 125 years of Chinese revolution, and nearly a hundred detailed biographies of the men and women who were instrumental in making China what it is today.