The Proletarian Nation vs. The Theory of the Productive Forces

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Jun 11 2020 27 mins   8

The thinking of Chinese Communism’s two founders, Li Dazhao and Chen Duxiu, diverges as revolutionary experience is gained.

Further Reading:
Maurice Meisner, Li Ta-Chao and the Origins of Chinese Marxism

Some names from this episode:
Li Dazhao, Co-founder of the Communist Party, often credited as China’s first Marxist
Chen Duxiu, Co-founder and first general secretary of the Communist Party
Zhang Guotao, Communist leader and opponent of ‘united front from within’ with Guomindang