This antiquarian volume contains 'Mao Tse-tung: Ruler of Red China', a book written by Robert Payne and published by in 1950 shortly after Mao came to power. Although devoid of many documents and pieces of information that were to become available after the original publication of this text, the book explores the party's history and foundation in considerable detail. Written in clear, accessible language and full of interesting information, this text will be of considerable utility to those with an in interest in the man and the Party, and it would make for a worthy addition to collections of related literature. The chapters of this volume include: The Forerunners, The Young Rebel, The New Youth, The May Fourth Incident, The Years of Warning, The Human Uprisings, Five Battles, The Long March, The Years in the Desert, Five Books, The Storm Breaks, and more. This vintage book is being republished now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.