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  People's Republic of China: III
Considerable intraparty opposition to the Cultural Revolution was evident.
The Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968 heightened Chinese apprehensions.
The activist phase of the Cultural Revolution--considered to be the first in a series of cultural revolutions--was brought to an end in April 1969.
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 AllRefer.com - Cultural Revolution (Chinese And Taiwanese History) - Encyclopedia
Cultural Revolution, 1966–76, mass mobilization of urban Chinese youth inaugurated by Mao Zedong, attempting to prevent development of a bureaucratized Soviet style of communism.
The Cultural Revolution also caused economic disruption; industrial production dropped by 12% from 1966 to 1968.
After Lin's mysterious death (1971), Mao expressed regrets for the excesses of the Cultural Revolution.
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 BBC NEWS | Asia-Pacific | China marks Cultural Revolution
Chinese leader Mao Zedong warned that "representatives of the bourgeoisie" had infiltrated the Communist Party and intended to establish a dictatorship.
By the end of 1968, the revolution had brought China to the brink of civil war.
Millions of young Chinese were packed off to the countryside to learn from the peasants.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/asia-pacific/4984924.stm   (295 words)

  
 Professor Hong Yung Lee’s book The Politics of the Chinese Cultural Revolution is a great book in Chinese Cultural ...
One group of elite around Mao, represented primarily by the Cultural Revolution Small Group, emphasized the necessity of narrowing the gap between the two as essential to maintaining the impetus of the revolution.
For Lee, the Cultural Revolution was a period during which the various competing elite groups mobilized sympathetic social sectors to attack their elite opponents.
Just as some Cultural Revolutions scholars point out, middle school students divided into radicals and conservatives much more clearly on the basis of their family origins than was the case at the university level.
orpheus.ucsd.edu /chinesehistory/cr/hylee.htm   (696 words)

  
 The Explosion Point of Ideology in China (Situationist International)
When the Maoists spoke of “extending the Cultural Revolution” to the factories and then to the countryside, they gave themselves the air of having decided on a movement which had in fact come about in spite of their plans and which throughout autumn 1966 was totally out of their control.
By spring 1967 it was evident that the “Cultural Revolution” was a disastrous failure and that this failure was certainly the most colossal of the long line of failures of the bureaucratic regime in China.
On the advice of the Chinese Communist Party, the workers who had revolted and taken over Shanghai in 1927 welcomed Chiang Kai-chek’s army into the city and allowed themselves to be disarmed; after which they were massacred.
www.bopsecrets.org /SI/11.China.htm   (3887 words)

  
 Cultural Revolution Posters: Early Reform Chinese Political Propaganda Posters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Titled "write a play," this Chinese poster was used as an educational material, shortly after Cultural Revolution, school system was reestablished, and non political materials were written in an attempt to re-create the educational environment and setting up grade system.
In this picture, Zhouenlai, an important political figure during Cultural Revolution was portrayed as a caring father figure for the children of China.
This Chinese Political Propaganda poster is used to appraise families who adhere to "One Child Policy." As evident by the writing on the poster, it indicated that this poster was developed in 1980 by HeBei Province Family Planning Office, and it was used as a gift to praise Single Child Families.
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 Chinese film's cultural revolution - theage.com.au
During the Cultural Revolution, Chen had to denounce his own father, while Zhang was ostracised for his father's counter-revolutionary activity and made to work in factories for 10 years before being allowed into film school.
What the Cultural Revolution was to the Fifth Generation, the 1989 shootings in Tiananmen Square were to the Sixth.
Their projects (which must find Chinese co-producers) range from mid-budget crossover movies such as Sony's Big Shot's Funeral, a Beijing comedy starring Donald Sutherland, to grander period thrillers such as Purple Butterfly, which is set in 1940s Shanghai and stars Zhang Ziyi, who seems to be the new Gong Li.
www.theage.com.au /articles/2002/08/18/1029114048142.html   (1451 words)

  
 The Great Cultural Revolution in China, 1966-1976
Mao launched the Cultural Revolution in August of 1966 at a Plenum of the Central Committee when he called for Red Guards to challenge Communist Party officials for their bourgeoisness and lack of revolutionary zeal.
Defense Minister Lin Biao ordered the military to support the Cultural Revolution but disorder was emerging as different factions of the Red Guard and other radical movements fought each other for control of areas.
August 1966: Mao officially launches the Cultural Revolution with a speech at Central Committee of the Communist Party.
www.sjsu.edu /faculty/watkins/cultrev.htm   (2054 words)

  
 The Aftermath of the Chinese Cultural Revolution
Chairman Mao had been the powerful ruler over China during the Revolution, but his power came to an end on September 9th, 1976, when his age took the best of him.
Since the revolution, China has been able to interact more with other countries and has developed in technology, education, and other areas.
In conclusion, although the Chinese Cultural Revolution was a very hard time for China, it was a great mistake that the whole world has been able to learn and from from.
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 The Cultural Revolution
During the Cultural Revolution, "transferring cadres to lower levels" became a favored method to remove unyielding cadres and intellectuals from the cities.
One by one, the 7 May cadre schools were closed down; they ceased to exist after the Cultural Revolution.
Just notice how polyvalent was Chen Yonggui, who brought his contribution also to the Cultural Revolution and to the reeducation of Chinese intellectuals.
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Government officials and intellectuals were attacked—both verbally and often physically—and objects of traditional Chinese culture were destroyed.
He made a large investment in national education, so that new generations could "carry on the flame." For the poorer people of the countryside, this was their first chance ever to attend school beyond the elementary level.
But during the first two years of the Cultural Revolution (1966–68), many schools and all universities were closed.
www.maxwell.syr.edu /plegal/tips/t6prod/larsenwq1.html   (1080 words)

  
 chinese cultural revolution - Books, journals, articles @ The Questia Online Library
The Chinese Cultural Revolution in Historical Perspective...extension of the Chinese Revolution.
...an obscure Chinese village...backdrop of the Cultural Revolution.
The Cultural Revolution is the stage...During the Cultural Revolution, however...document by Chinese writer, Zheng...
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 Chinese Cultural Revolution Poster - Serve the People
This rare Chinese late Cultural Revolution poster shows the title of "Serve the People wholeheartedly" with a smiling female villager, an elder woman and a a child holding a Chinese lantern.
During the late Cultural Revolution phase, the government wanted to encourage people to be selfless, and therefore they had erected Lei Feng as a national hero, and the motto was to serve the people.
The strong women and chubby child represent the artist's wish to depict a healthy and prosperous farming society, which was hard to find during the Cultural Revolution.
www.1930shanghai.com /items/430739/item430739store.html   (223 words)

  
 BatesNow | 8/17/2004 | Filmmaker screens documentary about Chinese Cultural Revolution
Morning Sun is not a comprehensive or chronological history of the Cultural Revolution as such; nor is it a study of elite politics or of student factionalism.
The film provides a view of a tumultuous period through the eyes -- and reflected in the hearts and minds -- of members of the high-school generation born around the time of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, in 1949, and that came of age in the 1960s.
This project has been deeply influenced by Hinton’s personal, first-hand understanding of the politics and history of the period, and her direct witness of and participation in many of the events of the Cultural Revolution, which began when she was 16 years old.
www.bates.edu /x49656.xml   (395 words)

  
 Chinese Cultural Revolution Posters in the W.D. Jordan Library (Queen's University, Kingston, Canada)
This exhibition presented images of youth in propaganda posters produced during the Chinese Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976.
During the Cultural Revolution, propaganda posters were a primary means of communication and, at a time when access to information was limited, millions were created and widely circulated.
Mao rejected the idea of "art for art's sake" and claimed that politics should be the purpose of art, to promote socialist goals for the people.
library.queensu.ca /webmus/exhibits/2002jun_chinese-posters.htm   (356 words)

  
 East Asian Collection
Chinese Politics and the Cultural Revolution: Dynamics of Policy Processes.
Cultural revolution and industrial organization in China; changes in management and the division of labor.
The Cultural Revolution and post-Mao reforms: a historical perspective.
www.indiana.edu /~libeast/biblio.html   (928 words)

  
 IALHI News Service: Chinese Cultural Revolution
The Cultural Revolution that took place in the sixties of the 20th century has left a highly significant and complex chapter in not only contemporary Chinese history, but world history as well.
In addition, the Cultural Revolution caused disregard for and decline of education as well as the total collapse of all basic standards for decency and a civilized society.
On the other hand, a great many valuable Cultural Revolution resources in the hands of private collectors and researchers both in and outside of China cannot reach their full research potential for the lack of a resource-sharing mechanism.
www.iisg.nl /~ialhi/news/i0209_2.php   (1090 words)

  
 Cultural Revolution Pathfinder
Chinese Communism in Crisis; Maoism and the Cultural Revolution [by] Jack Gray and Patrick Cavendish.
Australian Journal of Chinese Affairs is available from 1979 to 1995 in JSTOR Arts and Sciences I Collection.
Chinese Studies in History is available from 01/01/1999 to present in Wilson Select Full Text Plus.
www.rhodes.edu /library/pathfinders/cultural_revolution.html   (683 words)

  
 The Chinese Cultural Revolution by Howard Bloom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Now that they had practiced on their teachers, the students were urged to take their cultural cleansing further and form organized units, Red Guards, to root out revisionism in the towns.
But the Chinese Cultural Revolution had unleashed the most primitive and appalling human instincts, providing a clue to the biological machinery that leads us into war and violence.
The Chinese Cultural Revolution was a microcosm of the forces that manipulate human history.
www.ukpoliticsmisc.org.uk /usenet_evidence/revolution.htm   (2936 words)

  
 Chinese Cultural Revolution Red Guard Statue
The Cultural Revolution is probably the most well-known period to come out of China, which lasted from 1966-1976, although 1966-1971 were the most turbulent years.
During the Cultural Revolution many intellectuals, and those with foreign ties, and eventually everyone in the country was targeted for re-education.
This China statue was made during the Cultural Revolution, and the image of a Red Guard is depicted on the front.
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 Chinese Cultural Revolution Porcelains   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Chinese porcelain was one of the most popular and valuable items imported from China to Europe and North America in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
The history of Chinese porcelain can be traced back to the Shang and Zhou dynasties of thousands of years ago.
The Chinese Cultural Revolution is famous for its political impact in Chinese history.
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 The Cultural Revolution as History
The Politics of the Chinese Cultural Revolution: A Case Study.
Shenfan: The Continuing Revolution in a Chinese Village.
The Primacy of Mao in Cultural Revolution Historiography.
orpheus.ucsd.edu /chinesehistory/cr/cultrev.htm   (211 words)

  
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 Cultural Revolution reminders from Chinese bloggers
Wang has posted an audio file of the August 1966 radio announcement about the start of the Cultural Revolution together with the words above, you can listen to it from his blog post: Today.
Morning Sun (blocked in China) is a superb resource of Cultural Revolution texts, photos, audio and video materials about the ten years of chaos.
There are currently 1 Comments for Cultural Revolution reminders from Chinese bloggers.
www.danwei.org /internet/cultural_revolution_reminders.php   (373 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Little Green: Growing Up During the Chinese Cultural Revolution: Books: Chun Yu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Chun Yu was born in China in 1966, the year the Great Cultural Revolution began, and in spare poetry she remembers the first 10 years of her life.
In "Little Green," Chun Yu, born the year the Cultural Revolution began (1966), chronicles the first ten years of her life, from the revolution's inception to its ending with Mao's death.
Like the unfolding of a Chinese scroll, to read her verse is to journey across the landscape of that time.
www.amazon.com /Little-Green-Growing-Cultural-Revolution/dp/0689869436   (1860 words)

  
 The Cultural Revolution
The Cultural Revolution was launched by Chinese Communist Party chairman Mao Zedong during his last
Revolution: to replace his designated successors with leaders more faithful to his current thinking; to rectify the Chinese Communist Party; to provide China's youths with a revolutionary experience; and to achieve some specific policy changes so as to make the educational, health care, and cultural systems less elitist.
Cultural Revolution left a legacy that continued to trouble China.
members.fortunecity.com /stalinmao/China/Cultural/Cultural.html   (1818 words)

  
 Web-and-Flow WebQuest: Chinese Cultural Revolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Even those who actually lived through a particular historical period will have different perspectives of what it meant - for them, for others like them, for those who were different to them and for their society as a whole.
Why would there be a need for different forms of propaganda during the Cultural Revolution compared to previous periods of CCP dealings with the people?
Contact your local Chinese community to discover if one of their members would be being willing to review your efforts and/or
www.eteachers.com.au /Samples/int/Sec/China/Studyroom/6cultrev/webcultural.htm   (1554 words)

  
 Chinese Patriotic Education WebQuest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Chinese Protelarian Cultural Revolution, called "ten-year turmoil", is unfamiliar for many people.
For one thing, the cause of the Cultural Revolution was very complex and it involved many people and many events; for another, they don't have enough time to go through the various resources and select information most appropriate for their students.
This WebQuest is designed for teachers to help their students read and examine the web-based information and finish the tasks in order to better understand how the Cultural Revolution started, what major events occurred, why it had such a great impact on Chinese people, and especially, what happened to the young people.
www.arches.uga.edu /~ylzhao/6100/webquest.htm   (208 words)

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