Cover: Leaders of communist China

Leaders of communist China

Published 1956

by Harold C. Hinton

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A 1956 analysis of the significant data available on the elite governed Mainland China and dominated its public life since 1949. Part I attempts to explain the nature and exercise of power and the role of leadership in Communist China. Part II deals with individual members of the elite and the types of careers they have had.

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