Zheng Wang: It’s All About Mao

Roundup: Historians' Take
tags: NYT, China, Mao Zedong, Bo Xilai, Zheng Wang

 The trial of Bo Xilai, the fallen Chinese Communist Party official and former member of the ruling Politburo, is attracting the world’s attention with its tales of corruption, sex, murder and political intrigue. But while such details are riveting, they divert attention from the real meaning of the case.

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