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A Young Rebel

Mao Zedong is born in Hunan Province in 1893. Mao often argued with his strict, domineering father, who pushed him to pursue a Confucian education. Mao pursued his classical studies but his true loves were China’s classic adventure novels: The Water MarginĀ and Journey to the West. As the imperial examination system crumbled, Mao also discovered… Read more »