The Chinese Cultural Revolution and Its Legacies

A book review based on ONE (choose one) of these books:1. Leese, Daniel. Mao Cult: Rhetoric and Ritual in China’s Cultural Revolution. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.2. Esherick, Joseph W., Paul G. Pickowicz, and Andrew G. Walder ed. The Chinese Cultural Revolution as History. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2016.3. MacFarquhar, Roderick and Michael Schoenhals. Mao’s Last Revolution. Cambridge Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2006.4. Yang, Jisheng. Tombstone: The Untold Story of Mao’s Great Famine. London: Allen Lane, 2012.5. Walder, Andrew G. China under Mao: A Revolution Derailed. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2015.6. Smith, S.A. A Road is Made: Communism in Shanghai, 1920-1927. Richmond, Surrey: Curzon Press, 2000.7. Clark, Paul. The Chinese Cultural Revolution: A History. Cambridge, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008.8. Bonin, Michel. The Lost Generation: The Rustication of Chinese Youth, 1968-1980. Hong Kong: The Chinese University Press, 2013.9. Dikötter, Frank. The Cultural Revolution: A People History. London: Bloomsbury, 2016.10. Mittler, Barbara. A Continuous Revolution: Making Sense of Cultural Revolution Culture. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Asia Centre, 2012.