The Central Case Examination Group, 1966-79

  title={The Central Case Examination Group, 1966-79},
  author={Michael Schoenhals},
  journal={The China Quarterly},
  pages={87 - 111}
One of many things that Joseph V. Stalin and Mao Zedong had in common, according to Chinese official perceptions, was that late in life they “committed almost identical errors.” Both men supposedly “ignored the socialist democratic and legal systems and destroyed the democratic life inside the party....” Western historians may be prepared to go along with the substance of this assessment, allowing for minor qualifications and the use of a different terminology. Closer scrutiny of what took… 
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