Write an essay identifying the major differences between Maos outline of Chinese history between 1840 and 1949 in the essay On the Peoples Democratic Dictatorship.
HIS182, Stapleton, Fall 2017 Textbook critique assignment #4, due in class on November 17
Write an essay identifying the major differences (you can focus on just one, two, or several differences) between Maos outline of Chinese history between 1840 and 1949 in the essay On the Peoples Democratic Dictatorship (see link to the test in Course Readings folder) and Murpheys outline of Chinese history between 1840 and 1949 (parts of chapters 15-18). How do you explain the differences you discuss? Should Murpheys account be edited to incorporate parts of Maos account?
This essay should be no more than one-page, double-spaced.
Put your name on the top of the page and hand it in during class on November 17.
This assignment is worth a total of 25 points. Good essays will 1) identify important differences between the two historical overviews, 2) briefly discuss the nature of the differences and why they are significant, 3) explain the differences, and, 4) evaluate Murpheys account of Chinese history in light of Maos account.
PLEASE USE THE TEXTBOOK OR THE ASSIGNMENT WILL NOT COUNT
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