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The Formation of the Chinese Communist Party

Ishikawa Yoshihiro


Official Chinese narratives recounting the rise of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) tend to minimize the movement's international associations. Conducting careful readings and translations of recently released documents in Russian, Japanese, and Chinese, this book builds a portrait of the party's multifaceted character, revealing the provocative influences that shaped the movement and the ideologies of its competitors. The book begins the story in 1919 with Chinese intellectuals who wrote extensively under pen names and, in fact, plagiarized or translated many iconic texts of early Chinese Ma ... More

Keywords: Chinese Communist Party, Chinese intellectuals, Chinese Marxism, Japan, Russia, Chinese history

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780231158084
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231158084.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ishikawa Yoshihiro, author
Kyoto University