Mao Zedong

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  • Nationalization In China Essay

    Shek’s forces were forced to retreat to Taiwan where the government there to this day remains. On the other hand Mao Zedong set up a system of Communist control on the mainland. Many industries were nationalized and many controls over peoples everyday life were instituted. This cost the lives of tens of millions of people. After 1978, the leaders of China have moved in the other direction of Mao and have moved more towards a market dominated economy and lifted some restrictions on the people. By…

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  • China In Ten Words Analysis

    that became engraved in the hearts of the people of China instead of just being forgotten. Yu Hua author of China in Ten Words talks about even though China’s transition from post-Mao to Deng Xiaoping’s policy “reform and opening up” people of China still have Maoist roots. Although the people of China live in a post- Mao period and have embraced Deng Xiaoping’s policy “reform and opening up” Nevertheless people of China still have not moved on from the Maoist ideology. In this analytical essay,…

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  • Cultural Revolution Poster Analysis

    supporter of socialism and Mao Zedong Thought, the people image in the poster is extremely clear. They not only have a strong physique, but also have full of political passion. We can see that the soldiers embrace "Little Red Book" and hold high the "Red Book" in the poster. It represents a symbol of Chairman Mao's highest instructions is absolute and is subject to advocacy. The other masses image is that they clenched their fist and the soldiers are big, tall and just smaller than Mao. The…

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  • Gang Of Four: The Cultural Revolution In China

    The Cultural Revolution After Chairman Mao’s absolute failure with the great leap forward, his popularity among the citizens greatly decreased. This prompted Mao to launch the Cultural Revolution in hopes to regain his reputation with the masses and the Chinese government. Mao encouraged the youth all across the country to revolt against authority, and to wipe out old customs and traditions, but his real objective was to get rid of political figures that posed a threat to him. What ensued was a…

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  • 1989 Tiananmen Square Massacre

    In the end, while Mao’s cult of personality dominated over the government’s revolutionary credentials, Mao himself was aging and could not escape his mortal fate. When he finally passed away ten years after the Culture Revolution started, the Cultural Revolution also ended with him. The chaos and disorder produced by the Cultural Revolution from 1966 to…

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  • Deng Xiaoping In China

    to help in china become great. In term of, Mao death the economic policies, reforms, modernization, and politics were fully developed but it left some flaws or not entirely implemented in road of China development. Later, Deng Xiaoping stand up and handled as a second most powerful leader after…

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  • Mao Zedong's Long March

    1949, Mao Zedong, previously known as a poor peasant, rose to power; bringing with him a new regime of different values and goals. In an attempt to gain a following, Mao Zedong organized the Long March. From 1934-36, Mao Zedong led his communist followers on a journey as Chiang Kai-Shek, the founder of the National Party, and his army pursued them. Chiang ultimately was unable to find and defeat his enemy. He eventually had to divert his attention to the Japanese who were invading China. Mao…

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  • Sino-Soviet Union Case Study

    major role that led to the Sino-soviet collapsed. During the time that Joseph Stalin was alive, Mao Zedong had high respect for Joseph Stalin and viewed him as a true communist revolutionary even thought Stalin retreat from treaty negotiations and the Korean War during the 50’s. After Stalin death in 1953, Nikita Khrushchev became the USSR new leader. Nikita Khrushchev had revisionist policies that made Mao have little respect for Khrushchev as the Soviet Union leader and consider him as a…

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  • Analysis Of Xu Sanguan's 'Chronicle Of A Blood Merchant'

    surrounding a large central star amongst a red background. Adopted in 1949, the “Five-Star Red Flag” represented a new wave of thinking in China that promoted communism. Mao Zedong, the founder of The People’s Republic of China, assumed power of China through support of peasants in the hopes of creating a country that was united. Mao insisted that a Cultural Revolution needed a nationwide class struggle in order to create an equal society. Although there were prosperous times in the beginning of…

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  • Down To The Countryside Movement Analysis

    In the novel, the reader follows an educated youth as he travels to the countryside as a part of Mao’s “Down to the Countryside Movement.” The “Down to the Countryside Movement” was an effort by Mao Zedong to eradicate the anti-bourgeois thinking that he believed was prevalent in his country. Mao Zedong decided to send privileged youths, many who had just graduated, to the country and mountainside to learn about life there. Han Shaogong wrote about experiences from the “Down to the Countryside…

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