By Julia Lovell, so far this is clearly the best book of the year. I’ll have more to say about it, here is one excerpt: Mao’s lack of enthusiasm for a risky conflict in Korea is understandable: the CCP’s military capacity was clustered around the south-east coast, perched for an invasion of Taiwan. A Cold […] The post Maoism: A Global History appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.
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