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Roderick MacFarquhar

Roderick MacFarquhar was Leroy B. Williams Professor Emeritus of History and Political Science at Harvard and editor of The Politics of China: Sixty Years of the People’s Republic of China.

General George C. Marshall meeting with Chang Chun and Zhou Enlai, circa 1946

Mission Impossible

The China Mission: George Marshall’s Unfinished War, 1945–1947

by Daniel Kurtz-Phelan

September 27, 2018 issue

Zhuang Zedong playing at the twenty-sixth World Table Tennis Championships, in which he won the men’s singles title, Beijing, 1961

Paddling to Peking

Ping-Pong Diplomacy: The Secret History Behind the Game That Changed the World

by Nicholas Griffin

March 20, 2014 issue

Dong Xiwen: The Founding Ceremony of the Nation (1951), showing Mao proclaiming the birth of the People’s Republic of China from the Imperial Palace Gate at Tiananmen Square, 1949

Who Was Mao Zedong?

Mao: The Real Story

by Alexander V. Pantsov with Steven I. Levine

October 25, 2012 issue

The Pride of Empire

The Decline and Fall of the British Empire, 1781–1997

by Piers Brendon

September 24, 2009 issue

Mission to Mao

Nixon and Mao: The Week that Changed the World

by Margaret MacMillan

June 28, 2007 issue

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