Ideological dilemma: Mao's China and the Sino-Soviet split, 1962–63

  title={Ideological dilemma: Mao's China and the Sino-Soviet split, 1962–63},
  author={Mingjiang Li},
  journal={Cold War History},
  pages={387 - 419}
  • Mingjiang Li
  • Published 1 August 2011
  • Economics
  • Cold War History
This paper uses new archival and other documents in analysing the interactions between Chinese domestic politics and international politics and the impacts on Sino-Soviet relations from early 1962 to July 1963. The article proposes a more coherent theoretical approach to the study of the Sino-Soviet split and in particular the role of ideology during the split. This paper concludes that the dynamics of an ideological dilemma were in full play during this period. Mao, the paramount leader in the… 

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