Mao Zedong

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  • China In Our Time Summary

    The book “China in Our Time” talks about many different things that happened to China in the twentieth century. The major ones are events before communism, Mao Zedong’s era, Deng Xiaoping’s era, and the Tiananmen Square Massacre. These events and people changed China dramatically. At the beginning of the book, it jumps around the twentieth century, about some leaders of China, and a little of what Ross Terrill, the author of the book did in China. The book talks a little bit about the Vietnam…

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  • People's Liberation Army

    On October 1, 1949, Mao Zedong proclaimed the creation of the People’s Republic of China. China followed the Soviet model of government from 1949 to 1959, but the Soviet model relied heavily on a large industrial population. China did not have a large industrial population (Stanton 2016). Instead, Mao made the foundation of his revolution the peasants (Marlay and Neher 1999). Mao instigated a reworking of Chinese society during his rule, as Mao strictly believed that change must be the constant…

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  • The Chinese Rebellions During The Qing Dynasty

    During the Qing Dynasty, many rebellions were started. Having numerous rebellions during the Qing Dynasty caused many Chinese to suffer. After the Qing Dynasty ended, China went under Communist rule was supposed to improve the Chinese lifestyle. It was soon realized that Communist rule wasn’t much better than the Qing Dynasty due to the amount of intense labor everyone had to experience. Which means that both the Qing Dynasty and Communist rule failed at creating a peaceful lifestyle for the…

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  • Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution

    From 1949 through 1976, Mao Zedong ruled China under a Communist form of government. Throughout Mao’s reign, a number disasterous military, economic, and social endeavors should have buried him politically. Some of these endeavors include China’s involvement in the Korean War, the Great Leap Forward, division of the Communist party, and relations with the Soviet Union and the United States. However, his popularity and role as the ultimate leader kept Mao in power, so much so as to spark the…

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  • The Impact Of The Cultural Revolution In China

    Since the late 1970s, China has experienced unprecedented economic growth and development. Established in 1949, the People’s Republic of China, under the governance of Mao Zedong and the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) set forth to achieve national unity, social and economic change and freedom from foreign interference (Cienciala, 1999). Mao’s economy was established by 1952, and was a socialist, command economy (Mitter, 2008). Started on the simple principle frequently stated by Deng Xiaoping,…

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  • Chinese Famine Analysis

    year plan, Mao told his people to eat as much as tell wanted to eat so that their strengths can go into agriculture and produce more food to provide to the people of china. During the autumn season, people were told to eat, not worrying about the winter time. During the winter season the amount of food supply decreased. During Chinese New Year, the elderly and the sick began to die and over 25 million people were starving when spring came. The agriculture of china was a failure of Mao because…

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  • Mao Zedong: A Film Analysis

    factory in Guangzhou for 16 years and travel back only once a year — like countless rural poor. This film represents both the struggles of migrant laborers and the issue of China’s rural-urban divide. It is apparent that the reformation led by Mao Zedong, a son of the soil, which has regularly been seen as devoted to believing in a more egalitarian social form, in concrete practice produced something alike to serfdom. In spite of some debilitating of the discrimination and bondage encountered…

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  • Chinese Cultural Revolution Research Paper

    Living abroad, with access to more information, I want to uncover it from the “history textbook”. First, I want to know how exactly the Cultural Revolution happened and evolved. The Cultural Revolution started in 1966 by Chairman Mao Zedong and the Chinese Communist Party. As Mao feared that China would follow the same path as the Russian Revolution, which had gone astray, he launched the Cultural Revolution with four goals: to replace his successor with more faithful to his ideals ones; to…

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  • Fidel Castro Regime Analysis

    this are the Fidel Castro regime in Cuba, which lasted from 1961 until 2011, and Mao Zedong regime in China, which lasted from 1949 until 1976 . The regimes of both Castro and Zedong have similar governmental compositions, legitimacy abiet different stories , but the means by which they maintain control varies. The regimes of Fidel Castro…

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  • Mao Zedong's The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution

    The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution (1966-76) launched and orchestrated by Chairman Mao Zedong aimed to maintain his power in the Chinese government by spreading his ideological beliefs. He aimed to destroy the Four Olds (old ideas, old culture, old customs and old habits). In foundation to this, the Chinese Communist Party’s Central Propaganda Department (CCP-CPD) sought to bring about ‘thought reform’ through the use of propaganda. Propaganda was disseminated into cultural aspects of…

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