A radical alternative

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A radical alternative: communism for china, Mao Zedong, and the CCP At the same time the communist party rises and takes it cues from the soviet union. Small and tightly organized, good cohesion, develops coherent ideological program but it is not big, limited to cities Mao is the son of a wealthy peasant and he revives communism so that it can survive in china. Peasant class as the revolutionary class Mao’s revision of Marxism-leninism: the peasants as the revolutionary class ML – working class is revolutionary Mao’s – peasants are revolutionary, who are also unhappy with their lot so Mao revises traditional communist ideology by making the peasants the revolutionary class. The revolution in china becomes the model for Marxist or communist revolutions throughout the non-western world. Mass mobilization directed towards peasantry. Once you get the peasants on your side you can move anything Progress is slow, that national party is more corrupt, the communists flee
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course HIST 128 taught by Professor Nelson during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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