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Chaos & communism: China’s 1949 revolution

Graham Hutchings discusses how China was convulsed by the communist revolution of 1949

Published: February 18, 2021 at 12:19 pm
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Historian and journalist Graham Hutchings discusses his new book China 1949, which explores the events of a tumultuous year that saw communist victory in the Chinese civil war and the birth of the People’s Republic of China.


Graham Hutchings is the author of China 1949: Year of Revolution (Bloomsbury Academic, 2021)

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