Within the categories communist win and nationalist failure from the shared doc, divide all the reasons into these categories:
- Political / ideological
- Social (or other)
- Use the Historiography too (see tab at the bottom)
Key questions for reading: (https://docs.google.com/file/d/0Bzn4b01DqAu5bkk4andUdXBMb3c/edit)
- How did Mao’s early years shape his beliefs?
- What were Mao’s political beliefs, ideological convictions.
- You need to know what proletariat, bourgeoisie and Comintern is.
- Leninism vs Maoism
Essay on Monday
- Analyse the reasons for, and the results of the Chinese Civil War (1946–1949).