Lee Feigon

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Lee Feigon
Born Lee Feigon
Nationality American
Alma mater University of California, Berkeley,
University of Chicago,
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Occupation Historian, Sinologist
Known for Mao: A Reinterpretation

Lee Feigon is an American historian who specialized in the study of 20th-century Chinese and Tibetan history.

In 2002 he published Mao: A Reinterpretation, a work of historical revisionism that sought to highlight what Feigon saw as the positive aspects of Mao Zedong's political leadership. He subsequently used that book as a basis for a documentary, The Passion of the Mao.

He has written for such U.S. publications as The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, The Nation, The Chicago Tribune, The Atlantic, and The Boston Globe.

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Title Year Publisher ISBN
China Rising: The Meaning of Tiananmen 1990 Ivan R. Dee 978-0929587301
Chen Duxiu: Founder of the Chinese Communist Party 1992 Princeton University Press 978-0691053936
Demystifying Tibet: Unlocking the Secrets of the Land of the Snows 1995 Ivan R. Dee 978-1566630894
Mao: A Reinterpretation 2002 Ivan R. Dee 978-1566635226

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