Communism is a mighty big subject. And can be a mighty touchy one too, if you decide to get into a discussion about its merits in China. But here at Bespoke we don’t shy away from the meaty topics. Join our guide as he tells China’s Communist story – from The Party’s surprising roots in radical academic journal La Jeunesse, to the rise of its most important player: Mao Zedong.
You’ll visit the university where Mao got his first job as a librarian (and which gave birth to the famous May 4th Movement; hear the story of the incredible Song Sisters, whose love lives would go on to shape modern China; and stand in the shadow of Mao’s portrait as you learn how Stalin’s big snub pushed the Great Leader to his limit.