Kuora: Mao Zedong and the archetype of the ruthless Chinese uniter

This week’s column comes from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to Quora on  August 20, 2010: Do the Chinese people currently consider Mao Zedong to be evil or a hero? “The Chinese people” are not of course of one mind on the legacy of Mao. There’s a range of viewpoints, from the unreconstructed Mao worshippers … Continue reading Kuora: Mao Zedong and the archetype of the ruthless Chinese uniter