Chinese Communist Party Historiography of the 1911 Revolution, 1935-1976
Mao Zedong’s ascension to a position within the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)—unparalleled either before or since—was in part due to his ability to control the narration of history. Mao’s master narrative retold Chinese history so that it provided the foundation for Mao Zedong Thought and validated his power and policies. This thesis follows the creation, rise to prominence and ongoing revisions of this master narrative by examining its treatment of one,...[Show more]
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