Tag Archive | cultural Revolution

James Donaldson’s Book Review – The Me Generation…. By Me: Growing Up in The 60’s by Ken Levine

This was a funny, somewhat hilarious look back to the period of American culture known as “the 60s”. Now, granted, I was a very young kid back then, so other than watching some old cultural campy TV shows like, The Munsters, the Addams Family, The Monkees, Laugh-In and a lot of Saturday morning cartoons, I […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – China’s Long March: 6000 Miles of Danger by Jean Fritz

In 1986, author, Jean Fritz went to China and talked to survivors of the Long March. It is from their recollections and her own broad, personal knowledge of Chinese history that Fritz has written one of the most compelling accounts of the incredible 6,000-mile journey across China made by the Communist Army in 1934 and […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – China’s Century: The Awakening of the Next Economic Powerhouse by Lawrence Brahm

Yet another in a great lineup of books about the upcoming economic superpower, China. This book is a good insight to the Cultural Revolution China went through 40 years ago, and the mix of planned centrally controlled government and capitalism. China, even though it is fried with issues and challenges, seems poised and positioned to […]