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  1. Lifestyle - Books - ECOLOGY

    Book review: Sacred Mountains, by Allerd Stikker

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 10:12pm by David Wilson

    ... addressed the mess, persuaded by public protests. In turn, Stikker hopes Beijing will clean up the mainland, spurred by Taoism. Despite Mao Zedong's stabs at quashing the faith, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1581698/book-review-sacred-mountains-allerd-stikker
  2. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book review: Revolutionary Russia 1891-1991, by Orlando Figes

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 10:09am by Nick Walker

    ... a proclamation that goaded a suddenly competitive Mao Zedong into saying the same would apply to China overtaking Britain in the same way over the same period. From this point the two giant communist ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1521862/book-review-revolutionary-russia-1891-1991-orlando-figes
  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - POSTCARD BEIJING

    Postcard: Beijing

    Posted May 04th 2014, 01:55pm by XU DONGHUAN

    ... Sino-Foreign Film Co-production Forum by US director Stone regarding the mainland's unwillingness to address Mao Zedong's controversial legacy generated the most international headlines. "Mao has been lionised in dozens of Chinese films, but never criticised. It's about time. You've got to make a movie about Mao, about the Cultural Revolution. You do that, you open ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1502518/postcard-beijing
  4. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: Following the Leader, by David Lampton

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 06:41pm by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... on the individuals behind the post-Mao Zedong transformation is welcome. Based on 558 interviews with Chinese officials spanning almost four decades, Following the Leader: Ruling China, From Deng Xiaoping ... charismatic leaders in the mould of Mao or Deng and towards bureaucrats who favour governance by committee. It's a transition perfectly represented by the downfall of former Politburo member Bo ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1437129/book-review-following-leader-david-lampton
  5. Lifestyle - Books

    From Marx to Mao and beyond- essays on global communism

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 06:13pm by GDN

    ... Julia Lovell From Marx to Mao and beyond- essays on global communism The Oxford Handbook of the History of Communism edited by S.A. Smith Oxford 4 stars Julia Lovell Writing the history ... assertion of its ideological independence from the Soviet Union. With Stalin's fall from grace, Mao could step forward to become the philosopher-king of international communism. Mark Harrison ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1422872/marx-mao-and-beyond-essays-global-communism
  6. Lifestyle - Books - LITERATURE

    Book review: Milestones on a Golden Road, by Richard King

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 06:13pm by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... to separate art and politics. For example, we have to ask whether the art that glorified Mao Zedong's doomed bid to turn China into a communist utopia can be viewed in its own right, without ... the government-approved socialist literature written in China during the Mao years isn't of interest only as historical context, but as a body of work with genuine literary value. The "golden road" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1422861/book-review-milestones-golden-road-richard-king
  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Meet fireworks engineer Wilson Mao

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 09:42am by Charley Lanyon

    ... Charley Lanyon charley.lanyon@scmp.com Pyrotechnics engineer Wilson Mao has designed and staged every major fireworks display in the city since 1997. He tells Charley Lanyon how technology ... alongside local celebrations. Hong Kong's New Year fireworks are world famous, over the top and presented in eye-searing Technicolor, so it was surprising to find mastermind Wilson Mao seated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1414977/meet-fireworks-engineer-wilson-mao
  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Open Qing dynasty mansions to the public, Beijing conservationists say

    Posted May 12th 2014, 09:57am by Andrea Chen

    ... residents in Xicheng district, it is better known as the former residence of Hua Guofeng, who succeeded Mao Zedong as party chairman. There is no information on which official or department took ... to wealthy merchants or occupied by warlords until Mao's forces defeated the Kuomintang in the civil war and established the people's republic. "The new government was badly in need ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1508379/open-qing-dynasty-mansions-public-beijing-conservationists
  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Yiyun Li goes deep into the human condition in her writing

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 04:21pm by Ajay Singh

    ... in 2009, the book is set in a fictional Chinese town named Muddy River following the death of Mao Zedong. The story follows the execution of a counter-revolutionary, a former female Red Guard who ... grandfather used to call Mao the "king of hell", which was "no real calamity, though dangerous", Li recalls.) It's no wonder, then, that she chose to focus her first novel ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1459245/yiyun-li-goes-deep-human-condition-her-writing
  10. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: The Lost Generation, by Michel Bonnin

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 05:07pm by Mark O'Neill

    ... is about one of the most extraordinary experiments in human history: Mao Zedong's decision to send 17 million young Chinese from the cities to the countryside during the Cultural Revolution. ... the standard work on the subject. Mao's decision was based on political and ideological reasons: he wanted to disperse the Red Guards from the cities and prolong the revolution by launching a new ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1334564/book-review-lost-generation-michel-bonnin

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