China: From Mao to Now

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Statue of young Mao stands today in Changsha, the capital of Hunan

Read before class:

  • Mao Zedong, “The Chinese Revolution and the Chinese Communist Party,” (SCT pp. 412-16)
  • Mao Zedong, “The Dictatorship of the People’s Democracy,” (SCT pp. 423-25)
  • Mao Zedong, “On the Correct Handling of Contradictions Among the the People,” (SCT pp.459-64)
  • Deng Xiaoping, “Build Socialism With Chinese Characteristics” (SCT 507-10)
  • Bo Yang, “The Ugly Chinaman” (SCT 565-68)
  • Gu Mu, “Confucianism as the Essence of Chinese Tradition,” (SCT 581-83))