Words 1282 length 4 pages document type essay paper 22355714. Often, he was proven correct in his decisions despite opposition, but his tactics were questionable at the least. The first decade or so of mao zedongs rule, as neatly overviewed in the first essay of macfarquhars book, paints a picture of mao that in large measure incorporates both of the extreme visions tat persist about.
During the devastating decade of maos cultural revolution, artists were forced to. Upon first seeing art from the communists base in yanan (1942), jin. Part of the process was recruiting elderly women skilled in making paper-cut art to teach. The film traces mao zedongs views on art as a political weapon articulated.
To impose socialist orthodoxy and rid china of old elements, and at the same time serving certain political goals, mao began the cultural revolution in may 1966. The campaign was far reaching into all aspects of chinese life. Red guards terrorized the streets as many ordinary citizens were deemed counter-revolutionaries.
(1893-1976) was one of the historic figures of the twentieth century. A founder of the ccp (chinese communist party), he played a major role in the establishment of the red army and the development of a defensible base area in jiangxi province during the late 1920s and early 1930s.
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Take the ideas of the masses (scattered and unsystematic ideas) and concentrate them (through study turn them into concentrated and systematic ideas), then go to the masses and propagate and explain these ideas until the masses embrace them as their own, hold fast to them and translate them into action, and test the correctness of these ideas in such action. Then once again concentrate ideas from the masses and once again go to the masses so that the ideas are persevered in and carried through.
Mao zedong, also known as chairman mao and mao runzhi, was a chinese communist revolutionary who became the founding father of the peoples republic of china, which he ruled as the chairman of the communist party of china from its establishment in 1949 until his death in 1976.
A revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay, or painting a picture, or doing embroidery it cannot be so refined, so leisurely and gentle, so temperate, kind, courteous, restrained and magnanimous. A revolution is an insurrection, an act of violence by which one class overthrows another.
1 1893-1976 rise to power 2 successand failure 3 a beginning, and an end 4 bibliography 5.
Honestly and sincerely wishes to be cured and to mend his ways, we should welcome him and cure his sickness so that he can become a good comrade.
Mao zedong died nearly four days later just after midnight, at 0010, on september 9, 1976, at age 82.
I argue in this essay that salvaging mao from the cultural revolution to ap- propriate. Latter is encapsulated in mao zedong thought, which is viewed as an. Struction of communist party history and its ideological articulation in a. What is of interest in the document for our purposes here is its historical. these are the two key sentences in xis speech the communist party of china will hold high the banner. Criticism was slow in developing, but other party leaders continued to echo maos theme in speeches during the next year.
December 26, 1893, mao zedong was the founding leader of the peoples republic of china and ruled as the chairman of the communist party of china from 1949 up until he died on september the 9th, 1976. In 1966, chinas communist leader mao zedong launched what became. Had been purged during the first phase of the cultural revolution),. Maoism, or mao zedong thought is a variety of marxismleninism that mao zedong developed. The initial marxist period from 19201926 marxist thinking employs. His goal was to unify the chinese nation and so realize progressive change for. Mao elaborates further on this theme in the essay on practice, on the.
Mao zedong (1893-1976) was a chinese statesman whose status as a revolutionary in world history is probably next only to that of lenin. More than anyone else in recent times, mao zedong, with his supple mind and astute judgment, helped to reshape the social and political structures of his ancient and populous country. In january 1958, mao launched the second five-year plan, known as the.
From humble origins, mao zedong rose to absolute power, unifying with an iron fist a vast country torn apart by years of weak leadership, imperialism, and war. Spence brings to life this modern-day ruler and the tumultuous era that mao zedong did so much to shape.
This in-depth research of mao zedong, i have learned that even if you were born into a poor and low status family, you can still be a great success. Maos hard work and determination has made him soar in the political world. He has inspired me to continue to work harder and achieve my life-long goals. Read a biography about the life of mao zedong the chinese communist leader. He was responsible for the disastrous policies of the great leap forward and. For me, and i believe for most chinese quora users, he is undoubtly a hero. The reason is extremely simple without him, there would never be this many chinese users of internet or this many made in china.