Summary: "An astonishingly candid view of a once-secret nation with rare archival footage, insightful historical commentary and stunning eyewitness accounts from citizens who struggled through China's most decisive century"--Container.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2007
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC CHI
Summary: This biography of Mao uses Russian documents previously unavailable to biographers to reveal surprising details about Mao's rise to power and his leadership in China.
Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2012
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MAO, ZEDONG PAN
Contents: Introduction / by Andrew J. Nathan -- The kiss of death -- The making of a revolutionary -- A young communist in Europe -- Building the infrastructure of revolution -- Birds of a different feather -- A rising star -- Trapping the "Chinese Khrushchev" -- "Preparing to take the test" -- "A man of both sides" -- A whirlpool of absurdity -- No exit -- Heir pre-emptive -- Night flight -- Whither...
Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2007
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ZHOU, ENLAI WEN
Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010
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Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...
Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018