Selected Works of Mao Tse-Tung

Selected Works of Mao Tse-Tung

Volume 1

1st Edition - January 1, 1965

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  • Author: Mao Tse-Tung
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483154374

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Selected Works of Mao Tse-Tung, Volume I focuses on the thoughts of Mao Tse-Tung on differences in social structure, communism, revolution, economics, war tactics, and welfare of the masses. The book first discusses the analysis of the classes in Chinese society and the peasant movement in Hunan. The text then ponders on the reasons why red political power can exist in China. Topics include internal political situation; reasons for the emergence and survival of red political power; and the problem of military bases. The publication takes a look at the struggle in the Chingkang mountains, including the independent regime in the Hunan-Kiangsi border area and the August defeat and the situation in the area under the independent regime. The book also examines the characteristics of China's revolutionary war and strategic defensive tactics, including concentration of troops, mobile warfare, and strategic retreat. Mao Tse-Tung's call for a united effort to wage resistance against Japan is also underscored. The book is a prime reference for readers interested in the philosophy of Mao Tse-Tung.

Table of Contents

  • Contents

    The First Revolutionary Civil War Period

    Analysis of the Classes in Chinese Society Report on an Investigation of the Peasant Movement in Hunan

    The Importance of the Peasant Problem

    Get Organized!

    Down with the Local Tyrants and Evil Gentry! All Power to the Peasant Associations!

    "It's Terrible!" or "It's Fine!"

    The Question of "Going Too Far"

    The "Movement of the Riffraff"

    Vanguards of the Revolution

    Fourteen Great Achievements

    The Second Revolutionary Civil War Period

    Why is it that Red Political Power Can Exist in China?

    I. The Internal Political Situation

    II. Reasons for the Emergence and Survival of Red Political Power in China

    III. The Independent Regime in the Hunan-Kiangsi Border Area and the August Defeat

    IV. The Role of the Independent Regime of the Hunan-Kiangsi Border Area in Hunan, Hupeh and Kiangsi

    V. Economic Problems

    VI. The Problem of Military Bases

    The Struggle in the Chingkang Mountains

    The Independent Regime in the Hunan-Kiangsi Border Area and the August Defeat

    The Current Situation in the Area Under the Independent Regime

    On Correcting Mistaken Ideas in the Party

    On the Purely Military Viewpoint

    On Ultra-Democracy

    On the Disregard of Organizational Discipline

    On Absolute Equalitarianism

    On Subjectivism

    On Individualism

    On the Ideology of Roving Rebel Bands

    On the Remnants of Putschism

    A Single Spark Can Start a Prairie Fire

    Pay Attention to Economic Work

    How to Differentiate the Classes in the Rural Areas

    Our Economic Policy

    Be Concerned With The Well-Being Of The Masses, Pay Attention To Methods Of Work

    On Tactics Against Japanese Imperialism

    The Characteristics of the Present Political Situation

    The National United Front

    The People's Republic

    International Support

    Problems of Strategy in China's Revolutionary War

    Chapter I How to Study War

    1. The Laws of War Are Developmental

    2. The Aim of War Is to Eliminate War

    3. Strategy Is the Study of the Laws of a War Situation as a Whole

    4. The Important Thing Is to Be Good at Learning

    Chapter II The Chinese Communist Party and China's Revolutionary War

    Chapter III Characteristics of China's Revolutionary War

    1. The Importance of the Subject

    2. What Are the Characteristics of China's Revolutionary War?

    3. Our Strategy and Tactics Ensuing from These Characteristics

    Chapter IV "Encirclement and Suppression" and Counter-Campaigns Against It — the Main Pattern of China's Civil War

    Chapter V The Strategic Defensive

    1. Active and Passive Defense

    2. Preparations for Combating "Encirclement and Suppression" Campaigns

    3. Strategic Retreat

    4. Strategic Counter-Offensive

    5. Starting the Counter-Offensive

    6. Concentration of Troops

    7. Mobile Warfare

    8. War of Quick Decision

    9. War of Annihilation

    A Statement on Chiang Kai-Shek's Statement

    The Tasks of the Chinese Communist Party in the Period of Resistance to Japan

    The Present Stage of Development of China's External and Internal Contradictions

    The Struggle for Democracy and Freedom

    Our Responsibility to Lead

    Win the Masses in their Millions for the Anti-Japanese National United Front

    The Question of Peace

    The Question of Democracy

    The Question of the Future of the Revolution

    The Question of Cadres

    The Question of Democracy Within the Party

    Unity in the Conference and in the Whole Party

    Win the Masses in Their Millions for the Anti-Japanese National United Front

    On Practice

    On Contradiction

    I. The Two World Outlooks

    II. The Universality of Contradiction

    III. The Particularity of Contradiction

    IV. The Principal Contradiction and the Principal Aspect of a Contradiction

    V. The Identity and Struggle of the Aspects of a Contradiction

    VI. The Place of Antagonism in Contradiction

    VII. Conclusion

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  • No. of pages: 348
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1965
  • Published: January 1, 1965
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483154374

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