Was Mao Really a Monster?: The Academic Response to Chang and Halliday’s “Mao: The Unknown Story”
Gregor Benton (Editor) and Lin Chun (Editor)
Page count: 208 pages
File size: 561 KB
Mao: The Unknown Story by Jung Chang and Jon Halliday was published in 2005 to great fanfare. This book demonstrates that their portrayal of Maobook is selective and inaccurate, and that although Mao did have many faults and was responsible for some disastrous policies, a much more balanced picture is needed.