Fewsmith’s “Mao’s Road to Power: Revolutionary Writings: Volume IX & X” Published
Routledge has just published Mao’s Road to Power: Revolutionary Writings: Volume IX and Volume X, the final volumes in the series co-edited by Joseph Fewsmith, Professor of International Relations at the Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, and Nancy Hearst, the librarian at Harvard University’s Fairbank Collection of the H.C. Fung Library.
Mao’s Road to Power consists of translations of Mao Zedong’s writings from 1912 to 1949 providing abundant documentation in his own words on his life and thoughts as well as developments in China during the pre-1949 period.
The penultimate volume in the series, Volume IX, covers the period from the Japanese Surrender through the Chinese Communist Party’s Strategic Defense during the Civil War, August 1945 to June 1947. Volume X covers the period from the Chinese Communist Party’s Strategic Offense during the Civil War to the Establishment of the People’s Republic of China, July 1947 to October 1949.
More information on Volumes IX and X is available on Routledge’s website.
Joseph Fewsmith is a Professor of International Relations at the Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University He is the author or editor of eight books, including, most recently, Rethinking Chinese Politics (June 2021). He is an associate of the John King Fairbank Center for East Asian Studies at Harvard University and the Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future at Boston University. Read more about Professor Fewsmith on his faculty profile.