Maoist rebel women soldiers perform a drill in Jhapa district, about 575km east of Kathmandu, Nepal, in November 2006. Some countries remain haunted by their Maoist pasts. Picture: AFP

Maoism: A Global History – how China exported revolution around the world

  • From the Khmer Rouge to the Red Brigades, the Malayan Emergency, Shining Path, and Nepal, Mao-era China inspired insurgencies across the globe
  • In an engaging, heavily researched and well crafted book, full of intriguing anecdotes, China scholar Julia Lovell gauges Maoism’s influence
Topic |   Chinese history

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Maoist rebel women soldiers perform a drill in Jhapa district, about 575km east of Kathmandu, Nepal, in November 2006. Some countries remain haunted by their Maoist pasts. Picture: AFP
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