The Culture of Power: The Lin Biao Incident in the Cultural Revolution
On the night of September 12-13, 1971, Lin Biao, Mao Zedong’s officially recognized closest comrade-in-arms and chosen successor, was killed in a mysterious plane crash in Mongolia. The Chinese government did not issue an announcement of Lin’s death, and it became generally known only in the summer of 1972, when the official explanation stated that Lin had masterminded pla...more
Hardcover, 300 pages
Published June 1st 1999 by Stanford University Press
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Dr. Qiu Jin is the Director of the ODU China Center. She is also an Associate Professor of History and International Studies and the Director of the Institute of Asian Studies at Old Dominion University. She earned her PhD in History from the University of Hawaii in 1995. In 1995-1996 she held a post-doctoral fellowship at the Center for Chinese Studies at the University of California at Berkeley....moreMore about Qiu Jin Hailstork...