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-Tung Zedong can be viewed as being on the socio-political level with Marx Engels and Lenin A kind of genius-tactical-philosopher but differing from his predicesors The originality seen in Maos thought and practice are quickly exemplified in his Little Red Book Quotations From Mao Tse-Tung However if the reader infers Maos political ideology within the context of this limited source a distorted imposition perhaps planned by editor Lin Paoi-ix presents itself and so we must take a larger look into how and why this brand of communism developed In 1949 a Communist movement won power in China under the leadership of Mao Tse-tung Founded in 1921 the Chinese Communist party allied with the Kuomintang Nationalists in 1923 under orders from the Comintern By 1927 however the Nationalists had turned on the Communists and a long civil war began during which the Communists received little aid from Moscow Forced to retreat into the interior the Long March of 1934-35 the Chinese Communists built their party on peasant support During the Second Sino- Japanese War which began in 1937 and eventually became part of World War II the party resisted the Japanese more effectively than the Kuomintang and controlled large areas by the end 1945 of the war By 1949 it had defeated the discredited Kuomintang and gained control of the country Although the Chinese Communist party gave lip service to the doctrines of Lenin and Stalin its Marxism was shaped by its own unique experience and blended with the ideas of Mao Mao saw humans as engaged in a permanent struggle against nature He claimed society was driven by contradictions between classes antagonistic contradictions and between groups nonantagonistic contradictions Mao46 These antagonistic contradictions could be solved by revolution but after the revolution it was necessary to work out the nonantagonistic contradictions that existed among the people and even within the party This was Maos great and most formidable task after coming to power He would end
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