Professor Roderick MacFarquhar is best known for his works on China under the rule of chairman Mao Zedong. Photo: Nora Tam
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Scholar who opened the door to China

  • The writings of Roderick MacFarquhar, who has died aged 88, on the communist country, especially of the Cultural Revolution and Mao Zedong’s rule, gave insight and understanding in the West

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Professor Roderick MacFarquhar is best known for his works on China under the rule of chairman Mao Zedong. Photo: Nora Tam
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