1. FailWhale

    Mao Zedong's Military Achievement

    As a military commander, at all levels, how should he be rated?
  2. jameen

    Books that Mao have read

    Chairman Mao Zedong, the founder of People's Republic of China is also well known avid book reader. What kinds of books did he read before going to the mountains and became a guerilla?
  3. jameen

    Mao the father of modern guerilla warfare?

    Is it true that Mao Zedong the founder of Communist China is the father of modern guerilla warfare? meaning fighting an enemy with tanks; planes and well armed troops.
  4. larkin

    Mao in the Moon

    How would a surprise, maned landing on the Moon by the Chinese, effect geopolitics and the war on terror?
  5. Q

    Mao - Nixon 1972 meeting

    Which were Mao's reasons for meeting Nixon in 1972? What were his objectives and what he wanted to achieve?
  6. M

    My New Mao Zedong Documentary. Feedback gratefully recieved.

    Hello everybody, I hope you're all well. Just uploaded my new Chairman Mao documentary, would really like some feedback if you could spare the time. EnudA5M9l_w Many thanks to you all in advance. Regards James
  7. Guaporense

    Why Stalin and Mao's atrocities receive less attention than Hitler's?

    Stalin and Mao killed a comparable if not greater number of civilians than Hitler. Yet Hitler is often held up as being the most evil person ever. Why? I can think of a few causes: 1st- Hitler lost the war and so his propaganda machine stopped running after his passing while Mao and Stalin's...
  8. C

    What constitutes mao zedong's rule as a failure

    :unsure: Just curious to how you guys would prosecute Mao Zedong, I have a debate coming up soon on him I must prosecute him for the: deaths from the long march, deaths of over a million landlords and soldiers from 1950+
  9. VHS

    A fair and square evalutation of Mao Zedong?

    This topic can never be discussed on Baidu forums, although the quality of Baidu forums is largely questionable as well. For some parts, Mao Zedong was responsible for ending the failed state situation during the Republic of China era. The Republic of China has had relative successes in...
  10. D

    What Happened to Mao's Porn Collection?

    I've heard that when he died Mao had one of the largest collections of pornography in the world . What became of it after he died? Analyzing it would be worth a number of books probably. Not much is known first hand about Shaka, the brutally successful leader of the Zulu's in Africa yet...
  11. K

    Mao's Great Famine

    I just came across an article in Wikipedia about Mao's famine. It is staggering to see how human's arrogance over nature could result in human suffering itself. The tragedy emphasises the importance of environmental studies and serve as a reminder that human knowledge of nature's working is...
  12. The General

    deng xiao ping vs mao ze dong?

    why do alot of people respect mao ze dong but not many recognise deng xiao ping? deng xiao ping improved the living standard, economy and completely modernized to become one of the super powers it is today. meanwhile, mao had utter failures like the culture revolution or the great leap forward...
  13. R

    was Mao really a bad guy

    what do you think
  14. Darth Raidius

    Stalin or Mao?

    Which of these dictators would you rather 1) live under as a common citizen, and 2) serve as a government minister? The contemporary economic and political situations of the Soviet Union and the People's Republic of China should be taken into account. No "none of the above" replies allowed.
  15. Pacific_Victory

    Mao and Deng

    Hi all, I'm currently reading a book by Robyn Meredith entitled "The Elephant and The Dragon: The Rise of India and China and What It Means for All of Us" So far it seems to be an endorsement of free market, corporate economics and globalization. But the first chapter attempts to explain...
  16. J

    Question about Mao's contradictions

    Hi, I'm currently studying some matter about society and space in Chinese history, but I'm struggeling with the ideas of Mao. Some things are mentioned about contradictions and their influence on the organization of space, but I do not really understand what they're trying to make clear... So...
  17. Z

    Mao Zedong thanking Japan for invading China

    Did Mao thank Japan for invading China? - Quora Why is it China still worship Mao even though Mao thanks Japan for invading China? Does Mao even care for those victims of Nanking?
  18. Pillbox city

    Why was Mao's "Great Leap Forward" a train wreck?

    The point of the Great Leap Forward was to put China on par with the west in industrial output. But it led to millions of Chinese people starving to death and industrial output actually decreased. Why was it fail so badly?
  19. Pillbox city

    Would you rather live under Hitler, Stalin, or Mao?

    These three men are considered the three most evil men in history in the minds of a lot of people. But if you were forced to, which regime would you rather live under? Nazi Germany? Stalinist Russia? Or Maoist China?