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    • The Cultural Revolution

    • A People’s History, 1962-1976
    • By: Frank Dikötter
    • Narrated by: Paul Costanzo
    • Length: 14 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    After the economic disaster of the Great Leap Forward that claimed tens of millions of lives from 1958-1962, an aging Mao Zedong launched an ambitious scheme to shore up his reputation and eliminate those he viewed as a threat to his legacy. The stated goal of the Cultural Revolution was to purge the country of bourgeois, capitalistic elements he claimed were threatening genuine communist ideology.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Dry as Dust but So Important

    • By Dulce on 01-29-17

    Regular price: $29.95