Source 5: Evelyn Thomas (1936) Mao’s former cave home in Bao’an (Photograph)

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Title

Source 5: Evelyn Thomas (1936) Mao’s former cave home in Bao’an (Photograph)

Subject

Bao'an

Description

This cave in Bao'an is the site where Mao Zedong met with American journalist Edgar Snow, giving the western world their first insight into the future leader of the Chinese Communist Party. Snow provided a flattering portrayal of Mao, noting his voracious reading of theoretical texts and spartan existence.

Creator

Evelyn Thomas

Source

S. Bernard Thomas (1996) Season of High Adventure
Edgar Snow in China University of California Press Open Access

Publisher

https://publishing.cdlib.org/ucpressebooks/view?docId=ft9p30098q&chunk.id=d0e3996&toc.depth=1&toc.id=d0e3990&brand=ucpress

Citation

Evelyn Thomas , “Source 5: Evelyn Thomas (1936) Mao’s former cave home in Bao’an (Photograph),” Chinese History for Teachers, accessed May 23, 2022, https://chinesehistoryforteachers.omeka.net/items/show/120.

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