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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

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC CHI

MacMillan, Margaret

Summary: By 1972 the U.S. was still mired in Vietnam, and China was reeling from the changes wrought by the cultural revolution. In February of that year the leaders of these two great nations sat down for talks for the first time since 1949. Nixon and Mao both hoped to secure trade and diplomatic relations, but did either get what they truly wanted? MacMillan answers this question and countless others,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 327.7305 MAC

MacMillan, Margaret

Summary: "This book looks at one of the transformative moments of the twentieth century: In February 1972, Richard Nixon, the first American president ever to visit China, and Mao Tse-tung, the enigmatic Communist dictator, met for an hour in Beijing. Their meeting changed the course of history and ultimately laid the groundwork for today's complex relationship between the countries. That monumental...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.7305 MAC

Pantsov, Alexander

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MAO, ZEDONG PAN

Adams, John

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Elektra/Nonesuch 1988

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD OPERA ADA

Chang, Jung

Summary: Based on a decade of research and on interviews with many of Mao's close circle in China who have never talked before--and with virtually everyone outside China who had significant dealings with him--this is the most authoritative life of Mao ever written. It is full of startling revelations, exploding the myth of the Long March, and showing a completely unknown Mao: he was not driven by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MAO ZEDONG CHA

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: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

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