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: 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
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 327.7305 MAC
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...
Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2005
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MAO ZEDONG CHA
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