Pp v-xx, 379, chronology, appendices, bibliography, index, maps of Communist China on pastedowns. Very slight edgewear. DJ sunned along top edge, minor edgewear, shallow chipping at top of spine and edge, some scuffing. A few pencil marks along outside edge of text. A clean, attractive copy.
An analysis of Communist China’s motives, government, and people from the perspective of 1954. The study assess the changing human response to Communist rule on the mainland from 1949 to 1954. "It examines in detail the character of Communist China’s obligations to Moscow and the relationship of these debts to the external world. It also considers the economic foundations for he regime’s power aspirations. The interconnection among these elements as they are likely to affect the future course of Communist society is the book’s ultimate theme."; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall