The Vladimirov Diaries: Yenan, China: 1942-1945. Peter Vladimirov.

The Vladimirov Diaries: Yenan, China: 1942-1945

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1975. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 7/8 inches; 215 x 145 mm), 538 pages, quarter cloth over paper boards. A Near Fine copy in a Very Good dust jacket. Some fading to lettering on spine, internally clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and chips, especially on the front panel, as well as soiling to the rear panel and spine. *An insider's account of Mao Tse-tung's drive for power during World War II. The author was a Tass correspondent and Comintern agent assigned to the Chinese Communist area around Yenan. Peter Vladimirov spent many hours speaking with Mao and was struck by his ruthlessness and lack of culture and morality. A valuable insight, albeit from a Soviet viewpoint, into Mao and the revolutionary movement he led. Numerous black-and-white photos. Item #1561
ISBN: 0385009283

Price: $45.00

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