Peng Shuzhi

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Peng Shuzhi (also spelled Peng Shu-tse; Chinese: Péng Shùzhī 彭述之;[1] 1896–1983) was an early leader of the Communist Party of China and became a Trotskyist.

Biography[edit]

Peng studied in Moscow. After returning to China, he was a member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, directed the propaganda work of the Party and edited its central journal during the revolution of 1925–1927. He was expelled from the party in November 1929, together with Chen Duxiu, for supporting Trotskyism. Later he lived in exile in Los Angeles (California).

Works[edit]

  • Peng Shu-tse, Leslie Evans: The Chinese Communist Party in Power. Pathfinder Press, 1980.
  • Li Fu-jen [Frank Glass], Peng Shu-tse: Revolutionaries in Mao’s Prisons: Case of the Chinese Trotskyists. 1974.

Literature[edit]

  • Claude Cadart, Cheng Yingxiang [Chéng Yìngxiāng 程映湘]:[2] L’envol du communisme en Chine : Mémoires de Peng Shuzhi. Paris, Gallimard, 1983.
  • Joseph T. Miller: Peng Shuzhi and the Chinese Revolution: Notes Toward a Political Biography. In: Historical Materialism 12/2000; 8(1), p. 265-266.
  • Chén Bìlán 陳碧蘭:[3] Wǒ de huíyì – yī gè Zhōngguó gémìngzhě de huígù 《我的回憶——一個中國革命者的回顧》. Hong Kong, Shíyuè shūwū 十月書屋 1994.
  • Chén Bìlán 陳碧蘭: Zǎoqī Zhōng-Gòng yǔ Tuōpài – wǒde gémìng shēngyá huìyì 《早期中共與托派——我的革命生涯會議》. Hong Kong, Tiāndì túshū yǒuxiàn gōngsī 天地圖書有限公司 2010.

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ alias Ivan Petrov, Xi Zhao, Nan Guan, Tao Bo, Ou Bo.
  2. ^ Cheng is Peng Shuzhi’s daughter.
  3. ^ Chen was Peng Shuzhi’s wife.