Madame Mao: The White-Boned Demon

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9780671744847: Madame Mao: The White-Boned Demon

The amazing life story of Jiang Qing, the often cruel revolutionary who married China's Communist party leader, Mao Zedong. Madame Mao tells the riveting story of her rise to power and shows how some of the most brutal acts of the Cultural Revolution were instigated by the caprices of this one powerful woman. 16 pages of photographs.

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“A fascinating portrait. . . . Wildly successful in his global search for new sources . . . Terrill has produced the most complete biography that in all likelihood will ever be published on the fatally flawed yet fascinating Madame Mao.”—Philadelphia Inquirer
“A magnificent display of investigative reporting, research, and reconstruction. . . . It throws much light on the madness of China’s Cultural Revolution. . . . Remarkable pictures of life in Mao’s ‘inner court’ during his declining years.”—New York Newsday

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Ross Terrill is a Research Associate at Harvard University's East Asian Research Center. He is the author of several books on China, including Mao: A Biography.

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Ross Terrill
Published by Touchstone (1992)
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