For full titles and publication data on works cited in short form in these notes,
see the Bibliography. CCP documents on the Lin Biao incident are cited by the
abbreviation ZZB (Zhonggong zhongyang bangongting) and a bracketed
number (e.g., ZZB ). Unless otherwise indicated, translations from the Chinese are by the author of this book.
CHAPTER 1. Introduction
By this statement, Mao probably meant that the issue of Taiwan was still
unresolved and that the Cultural Revolution was ongoing.
Wang Nianyi, Dadongluan, pp. 600-601; see also Hu Sheng, "Mao Zedong yisheng suo zuo de liangjian dashi".
"On Questions of Party History," in
Liu Suinian and
Wu Qungan, eds., China's Socialist Economy, p. 598.
In 1967, when the Cultural Revolution was still in its initial stage, Tang
Tsou had already predicted its future negation. See Tsou, "The Cultural Revolution and the Chinese Political System".
Roderick MacFarquhar, for example, has finished three volumes on the
origins of the Cultural Revolution and has not gone beyond 1966, when the Cultural Revolution started. See MacFarquhar, The Origins of the Cultural Revolution 1; The Origins of the Cultural Revolution 2; and The Origins of the Cultural
There are some excellent studies on the Cultural Revolution by both
Western and Chinese scholars. See, for example, Dittmer, Liu Shao-ch'i and the
Chinese Cultural Revolution; Lee, The Politics of the Cultural Revolution; MacFarquhar's
three-volume work The Origins of the Cultural Revolution; Perry and
, Proletarian Power; L. White, Policies of Chaos; Wang Nianyi, Dadongluan;
and Wang Shaoguang, Failure of Charisma.
Barnett, Cadres, Bureaucracy, and Political Power in Communist China; Schurmann, Ideology and Organization in Communist China; Barnett, ChineseCommunist Politics in Action
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Book title: The Culture of Power:The Lin Biao Incident in the Cultural Revolution.
Contributors: Jin Qiu - Author.
Publisher: Stanford University.
Place of publication: Stanford, CA.
Publication year: 1999.
Page number: 211.
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