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Head of State (26-Dec-1893 — 9-Sep-1976)


Anita M. Andrew; John A. Rapp. Autocracy and China's Rebel Founding Emperors: Comparing Chairman Mao and Ming Taizu. Rowman & Littlefield. 2000. 384pp.

Geremie Barmé. Shades of Mao: The Posthumous Cult of the Great Leader. M. E. Sharpe. 1996. 321pp.

Ching Ping Bloodworth; Dennis Bloodworth. Heirs Apparent: What Happens When Mao Dies?. Secker and Warburg. 1973. 236pp.

Dennis Bloodworth. The Messiah and the Mandarins: Mao Tsetung and the Ironies of Power. Atheneum. 1982. 331pp.

Alain Bouc. Mao Tse-tung: A Guide to His Thought. St. Martin's Press. 1977. 232pp.

Shaun Breslin. Mao. Longman. 2000. 240pp.

Jung Chang; Jon Halliday. Mao: The Unknown Story. London: Jonathan Cape. 2005. 801pp.

Eric Chou. Mao Tse-tung: The Man and the Myth. Stein and Day. 1982. 289pp.

Arthur A. Cohen. The Communism of Mao Tse-Tung. University of Chicago Press. 1966. 210pp.

Lee Feigon. Mao: A Reinterpretation. Ivan R. Dee Publisher. 2003. 240pp.

Charles Patrick Fitzgerald. Mao Tse-Tung and China. Penguin Books. 1977. 197pp.

David Floyd. Mao Against Khrushchev: A Short History of the Sino-Soviet Conflict. Praeger. 1963. 456pp.

Clare Hollingworth. Mao. London: Jonathan Cape. 1985. 366pp.

Roger Howard. Mao Tse-Tung and the Chinese People. Monthly Review Press. 1977. 394pp.

Stanley Karnow. Mao and China: From Revolution to Revolution. Viking Press. 1972. 592pp.

Nick Knight. Rethinking Mao: Explorations in Mao Zedong's Thought. Lexington Books. 2007. 295pp.

Zhisui Li. Translated by Anne F. Thurston. The Private Life of Chairman Mao. Arrow. 1996. 688pp.

Michael Lynch. Mao. Routledge. 2004. 265pp.

Roderick MacFarquhar (editor). China Under Mao: Politics Takes Command: A Selection of Articles from the China Quarterly. MIT Press. 1966. 525pp.

Margaret MacMillan. Nixon and Mao: The Week That Changed the World. Random House. 2008. 404pp.

Albert Marrin. Mao Tse-tung and His China. Viking Kestrel. 1990. 288pp.

Fu-sheng Mu. The Wilting of the Hundred Flowers: The Chinese Intelligentsia Under Mao. Praeger. 1962. 324pp.

George Paloczi-Horvath. Mao Tse-tung, Emperor of the Blue Ants. Secker & Warburg. 1962. 424pp.

Robert Payne. Mao Tse-tung: Ruler of Red China. Schuman. 1950. 303pp.

Lucian W. Pye. Mao Tse-tung: The Man in the Leader. New York: Basic Books. 1976. 346pp.

Stuart R. Schram. Mao Tsę-tung. Simon and Schuster. 1967. 351pp.

Stuart R. Schram. The Thought of Mao Tse-Tung. Cambridge University Press. 1989. 242pp.

Benjamin Isadore Schwartz. Chinese Communism and the Rise of Mao. Harvard University Press. 1968. 258pp.

Philip Short. Mao: A Life. Macmillan. 2001. 800pp.

Austin C. W. Shu. On Mao Tse-tung: A Bibliographic Guide. Asian Studies Center, Michigan State University. 1972. 78pp.

Jonathan D. Spence. Mao Zedong. New York: Viking Press. 1999.

Han Suyin. The Morning Deluge: Mao Tsetung and the Chinese Revolution. Panther. 1976. 400pp.

Frederick C. Teiwes. Leadership, Legitimacy, and Conflict in China: From a Charismatic Mao to the Politics of Succession. M. E. Sharpe. 1984. 169pp.

Frederick C. Teiwes; Warren Sun. China's Road to Disaster: Mao, Central Politicians, and Provincial Leaders in the Unfolding of the Great Leap Forward, 1955-1959. M. E. Sharpe. 1999. 319pp.

Ross Terrill. Mao: A Biography. New York, New York: Harper & Row. 1980.

Ross Terrill. The White-Boned Demon: A Biography of Madame Mao Zedong. New York: William Morrow. 1984. 446pp. Biography of Mao's wife.

Stephen Uhalley. Mao Tse-Tung: A Critical Biography. New Viewpoints. 1975. 233pp.

Dick Wilson (editor). Mao Tse-tung in the Scales of History: A Preliminary Assessment. Cambridge University Press. 1977. 331pp.

Chunhou Zhang; C. Edwin Vaughan. Mao Zedong as Poet and Revolutionary Leader: Social and Historical Perspectives. Lexington Books. 2002. 140pp.


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  7. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.483)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.455)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.967)

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.325)

  11. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.649)

  12. The MacMillan Dictionary of Military Biography (pp.262-64)

  13. Harper Encyclopedia of Military Biography (pp.483-85)

  14. One Hundred Twentieth-Century Philosophers (pp.122-24)

  15. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.221)

  16. The Biographical Dictionary of World War II (p.344)

  17. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.332)

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