Lot 32: Mao Zedong [Mao Tse-Tung] On New Democracy, [iii]
October 4, 2012
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Mao Zedong [Mao Tse-Tung] On New Democracy, [iii] 56 pp., original pictorial wrappers with woodcut portrait of Mao to upper cover, sewn with paper twine, Northern China branch of the XinHua Daily Newspaper, Beijing, 12mo, 1940. ***This is a speech made by Mao at the first Representative Convention of the Cultural Association in the ShanGanNing district in 1940. It elaborated on Mao's theory of leading the democratic revolution by the proletarian class in a half-feudal, half-colonial country. Mao believed that there should be a transition phase of new democracy before the eventual realisation of socialism..