Alexander C. Cook

Assistant Professor, Department of History
Ph.D. Columbia University


Research interests: Cultural, intellectual, legal, and political history of 20th-century China; literary theory; ideology and the aesthetics of totality, the global, and the universal. Current projects include The Cultural Revolution on Trial; Little Red Book: A Global History of Quotations from Chairman Mao; and Three Worlds Apart: Chinese Visions of the Third World.

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Conference organized with CCS and IEAS:
Mao's Little Red Book: A Global History

Alexander Cook's book cover