DiscoverPeople's History of Ideas Podcast“Why Is It that Red Political Power Can Exist in China?” (October 1928)
“Why Is It that Red Political Power Can Exist in China?” (October 1928)

“Why Is It that Red Political Power Can Exist in China?” (October 1928)

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A close reading of the portion of the resolution of the Border Area Party Congress of October 4 to 6, 1928, which later became a key early text in the Maoist canon.

Further reading:
Stephen Averill, Revolution in the Highlands: China’s Jinggangshan Base Area
Stuart Schram, ed., Mao’s Road to Power, vol. 3: From the Jinggangshan to the Establishment of the Jiangxi Soviets, July 1927-December 1930
Mao Zedong, “Why Is It that Red Political Power Can Exist in China?”
Pang Xianzhi and Jin Chongji, Mao Zedong: A Biography, vol. 1: 1893-1949
Jane Degras, ed., The Communist International, 1919-1943: Documents, vol. 2: 1923-1928

A name from this episode:
Du Xiujing, Inspector sent to the Jinggangshan by the Hunan Provincial Committee in May 1928 and who returned in June

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“Why Is It that Red Political Power Can Exist in China?” (October 1928)

“Why Is It that Red Political Power Can Exist in China?” (October 1928)

Matthew Rothwell