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  Mao Zedong
Mao Zedong (Mao Tse-Tung), the son of a peasant farmer, was born in Chaochan, China, in 1893.
Mao told them the revolution was in danger and that they must do all they could to stop the emergence of a privileged class in China.
Mao remained in control of the Cultural Revolution and with the support of the army was able to oust the revisionists.
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  Mao Zedong - MSN Encarta
Mao Zedong (1893-1976), foremost Chinese Communist leader of the 20th century and the principal founder of the People’s Republic of China.
Mao and the CCP inherited a poverty-stricken country that was scarred by war and in political disarray.
Mao’s relationship with intellectuals was an uneasy one, and he was critical of the gap between the lives of the urban educated elite and the rural masses.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761559589/Mao_Zedong.html   (1605 words)

  Mao Zedong - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mao concluded that the violent revolution he favored could by no means be steered by the nationalists, and that such violent revolution should be conducted by the proletariat with the help from the Chinese nationalists, and certainly under the supervision of a communist party.
Mao was removed from his important positions and replaced by individuals (including Zhou Enlai) who appeared loyal to the orthodox line advocated by Moscow and represented within the CPC by a group known as the 28 Bolsheviks.
From 1954 to 1959, Mao was the Chairman of the PRC.
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 AsiaSource: Asia Biography - a resource of the Asia Society
Mao Zedong was born Hunan Province in the rocky upland village of Shaoshan, Xiangtan Country, where 75 percent of the residents were surnamed Mao.
Mao Zedong, now thirty-seven years old, gradually began to build the strongest center of Communist power in China, based firmly on his experience of what was effective in raising the enthusiasm of the peasants.
Mao came to be the supreme dictator of an unorthodox revolutionary type war, utilizing the crisis of the Japanese invasion and the weakness of Chiang Kai-shek's Nationalist government.
www.asiasource.org /society/mao.cfm   (2915 words)

 Discovering China: Movers & Shakers
Mao Zedong was born on Dec.26, 1893, into a well-to-do peasant family in Shao-shan, Hunan province.
Mao's diligence and absorption in work might be a result of these early impressions of his father.
Mao hadn't expected this job to be so difficult; for it was easier to imagine his vision for China, than it was to make it a reality.
library.thinkquest.org /26469/movers-and-shakers/mao.html   (907 words)

 Mao Tse-Tung killer file
Mao participates in the meeting, acting as the recording secretary, and is appointed as the party's general secretary for Hunan Province, where on his return he begins to organise labour unions and strikes.
Mao, whose tactical skills have contributed to the success of the march, has emerged as a hero and now has unchallenged command of the CCP, having been given the leadership of the party at a conference held at Zunyi in Guizhou Province in January 1935.
Mao believes that the integrity of the CCP and its gains need to be defended against the emergence of a new elite of bureaucrats by a process of continuous revolution.
www.moreorless.au.com /killers/mao.html   (5899 words)

 Mao Zedong
Mao Zedong, also known as Mao Tse-tung, established the Chinese Communist Party, militarily took over the most populous country in the world, and inspired Communist movements in scores of other countries.
Whereas Mao and his Communists concentrated on the rural regions and peasant villages, where the real power of China lay, the KMT and Chiang operated in the urban centers and controlled the industrial areas.
Mao remained in the rural northern provinces conducting mostly guerrilla warfare against the Japanese and solidifying his reputation from protecting the peasants in the countryside as he stockpiled weapons and arms from the Soviets and their allies.
www.carpenoctem.tv /military/mao.html   (1299 words)

 ::Mao Zedong::
Mao Zedong is considered to be the father of Communist China and along side Sun Yat-sen and Chiang Kai-shek played a fundamental part in China's recent history.
Mao was born in Chaochan in Hunan province.
It was during this time that Mao developed his knowledge about guerrilla warfare that he was to use with great effect in the civil war against the KMT once the war with Japan had ended in 1945.
www.historylearningsite.co.uk /mao_zedong.htm   (688 words)

 CNN In-Depth Specials - Visions of China - Profiles: Mao Tse-tung
Mao's influence endured more than 40 years from the Long March of the 1930s, through the Red Army's victory in 1949, until his death in 1976 at age 83.
Mao left home at age 13 to attend an advanced school in a nearby district and in 1911 arrived in Changsha, the provincial capital, to attend secondary school.
Mao and his inner circle of politburo members set out to remake the world's most populous nation socially and economically as quickly as possible.
www.cnn.com /SPECIALS/1999/china.50/inside.china/profiles/mao.tsetung   (1604 words)

 Mao Zedong
Mao Zedong, one of only three peasants who rose to rule all of China (Chee 4-5), is praised for his contributions in the resistance against Japan and his help in the formation of the CCP ("Mao Zedong" Encarta, 3).
Mao's greatest achievements were the unification of China through the destruction of the Kuomintang National Party, the construction of a united people's republic, and the leadership of the greatest social revolution in human history.
Mao Zedong is admired for his power and role as one of the most influential historical figures in the twentieth century ("Mao Zedong" Encarta 3).
www.ccds.charlotte.nc.us /History/China/04/watterson/index.html   (1325 words)

 Mao Zedong
Mao was born in the village of Shaoshan in the Hunan Province of China.
Mao himself was also an exception to the rule: he was one of only three peasants to gain control of his country throughout its long history - the others were the founders of the Han and Ming dynasties.
Mao's prestige was reinforced by his "Thought." He labelled the ideas of his opponents as "mechanical" or "dogmatic." "Be resourceful, look at all sides of a problem, test ideas by experiment, and work hard for the common good," Mao said.
www.kirjasto.sci.fi /mao.htm   (1902 words)

 CNN Cold War - Profile: Mao Tse-tung
Son of a prosperous peasant, Mao was born in Hunan province on December 26, 1893.
When the Chinese civil war resumed after 1945, Mao and his movement were able to use their rural foundation to outmaneuver and eventually overwhelm the Nationalists.
Domestically, Mao's record is dominated by two disastrous initiatives: the "Great Leap Forward," a broad campaign to organize peasants into communes during the late 1950s that resulted in mass starvation and repression; and the "Cultural Revolution," a youth- and army-driven nationwide campaign for ideological purity, again resulting in widespread repression and death.
www.cnn.com /SPECIALS/cold.war/kbank/profiles/mao   (371 words)

 Mao Zedong Biography and Summary
Mao Zedong (1893-1976) was a Chinese statesman whose status as a revolutionary in world history is probably next only to that of Lenin.
When the socialist government of Mao Zedong (1893–1976) came to power in 1949, one of its major goals was to reduce the stark inequalities of income and wealth that existed at that time.
Mao Zedong(help ·info) (December 26, 1893 – September 9, 1976) (also Mao Tse-Tung in Wade-Giles transliteration) was a Chinese Marxist theorist, soldier, and statesman who led China's communist revolution after decades of foreign occupation and...
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 ORO: Oxford Reference Online: Premium Collection sample entries
The son of a rich peasant, Mao Zedong was born in the village of Shaoshan in Hunan province on 26 December 1893.
Mao Zedong dominated the history of the People's Republic for more than a quarter of a century, until his death in September 1976, just as he had dominated the history of the rural-based revolution that had produced the new communist party-state.
Mao will also be seen as a great modernizer who, despite monumental postrevolutionary blunders, presided over the initial modern industrial transformation of one of the world's most economically backward lands, inaugurating a lengthy process destined eventually to make China a great world power.
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 Mao Zedong. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Mass mobilization, begun and led by Mao and his wife, Jiang Qing, was directed against the party leadership.
In 1969 Mao reasserted his party leadership by serving as chairman of the Ninth Communist Party Congress, and in 1970 he was named supreme commander of the nation and army.
A month later its leaders were purged and Mao’s surviving opponents, led by Deng Xiaoping, slowly regained power, pushing aside Mao’s successor, Hua Guofeng, and erasing the cult surrounding Mao.
www.bartleby.com /65/ma/MaoZedon.html   (574 words)

 Google Earth / Google Maps - Chine
"Mao zhuxi wanwansui" se traduit par "Vive le Président Mao".
Mao Zedong ou Mao Tsé-toung (1893-1976) est un révolutionnaire, théoricien, guerillero et homme d'État chinois, fondateur et dirigeant de la République populaire de Chine.
L'effigie de Mao, largement idéalisée, est située dans le ciel, détachée du commun des mortels.
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There are many different approaches to analyzing the phenomenon of Mao badges, but due to the paucity of discussion of this topic in English-language scholarly literature, I have decided to give here a general overview of Mao badges during the Cultural Revolution and the resurgence of these badges in recent years.
Mao Zedong was frequently referred to as the "red sun".
This commodification and commercialization of Mao badges is a fitting metaphor for the evolution of ideology and values in the PRC over the last two and a half decades.
museums.cnd.org /CR/old/maobadge   (8283 words)

 People's Daily Online Mao Zedong
The son of a peasant, Mao Zedong (1893 - 1976)) was born in the village of Shao Shan, Hunan Province in China.
At the age of 27, Mao attended the First Congress of the Chinese Communist Party convened in Shanghai in July 1921.
Mao served as Chairman of the People's Republic of China until after the failure of the Great Leap Forward in 1959.
english.people.com.cn /data/people/maozedong.shtml   (222 words)

 Stefan Landsberger's Chinese Propaganda Poster Pages--Mao Cult
In 1962, Mao advocated the Socialist Education Movement (SEM), in an attempt to 'inoculate' the peasantry against the temptations of feudalism and the sprouts of capitalism that he saw re-emerging in the countryside.
Men and women alike had stereotypical, "masculinized" bodies; they were dressed in cadre grey, army green or worker/peasant blue; their hands and feet often were absurdly big in relation to the rest of their bodies; and their faces, including short-cropped hairdos and chopped-off pigtails, were done according to a limited standard repertoire of acceptable examples.
Mao could be depicted as a benevolent father, bringing the Confucian mechanisms of popular obedience into play.
www.iisg.nl /~landsberger/cult.html   (921 words)

 Chairman Mao's Mausoleum
Mao Zedong, the founding leader of the People's Republic of China, its gaozu as first emperors in China were traditionally called, is now the only permanent resident of the Square.
There is a white marble armchair inside as you enter with a massive statue of Mao seated on it in imitation of Abe Lincoln.
Like so many others in Beijing these days, Chairman Mao goes to work everyday travelling from the nether world by elevator to be on display for tourist and faithful alike.
www.tsquare.tv /tour/au.html   (401 words)

 Mao Zedong Poems
This is one of the early poems Mao wrote in his youth when farewelling to his wife Yang Kaihui for participating his revolutionary activities.
Well, here is a picture of the beloved Chairman Mao standing on the Tian An Men Gate waving to the people, when he finally achieved his goal of changing the fate of China and was hailed as the great leader and steersman of China.
Mao's art of traditional brush handwriting had reached a peak in his later years.
www.ibiblio.org /ulysses/gec/mao   (541 words)

 Mao Zedong — Infoplease.com
Mao was one of the most prominent Communist theoreticians and his ideas on revolutionary struggle and guerrilla warfare have been extremely influential, especially among Third World revolutionaries.
After the Kuomintang-Communist split (1927), Mao led the disastrous “Autumn Harvest Uprising”; in Hunan, leading to his ouster from the central committee of the party.
The celluloid revolution: in China, glorifying Mao Zedong and other Communist heros can be a way of life.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/people/A0831663.html   (695 words)

 Amazon.com: Mao Zedong: A Penguin Life (Penguin Lives): Books: Jonathan D. Spence
He is particularly enlightening on Mao's early years--it is nearly two-thirds through the book before Mao stands on the walls of the Forbidden City in October 1949 and declares the establishment of the People's Republic of China.
Portraying an intimate Mao (1893-1976), Spence leaves much of the political commentary to other historians, focusing instead on how a boy from the farm villages of Hunan rose to rule the most populous nation in the world.
The Mao who lingers on the last page is a somewhat diminished, Lear-like figure, estranged from his wife and ultimately unsure of whether his revolution had a future.
www.amazon.com /Mao-Zedong-Penguin-Life-Lives/dp/0670886696   (1161 words)

 The Connection.org : Mao Zedong
Mao ZeDong wrote "Politics is war by other means" reversing Clauswitz's famous dictum.
Mao believed in politics as a no-holds-barred struggle for the hearts and minds of the Chinese people - and more than a few lives were lost in the battle.
Mao's misbegotten Great Leap Forward mobilized armies of peasants to make China a modern nation and instead mired the countryside in depression and famine.
www.theconnection.org /shows/2000/03/20000301_a_main.asp   (241 words)

 Mao Zedong Quotations on DemocraticGold.com
AP 08.21.07, 1:12 PM ET A former chief guard for Chairman Mao Zedong has sued a medical company and hospital for using his picture in advertisements saying...
Mao Zedong or Mao Tse-tung in Wade-Giles; Simplified Chinese 毛泽东 ; Traditional Chinese: 毛澤東 (1893-12-26 – 1976-09-09) was leader of the Communist Party of China
This is a question of the first importance for the revolution.
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 TIME 100: Mao Zedong
Zedong in August 1949, during a tour through Peiping, now Bejing, the city he designated to be the capital of the newly established People's Republic of China
If you don't think about it, you won't sink.
Mao was equally unsinkable in the turmoil — much of which he personally instigated — that marked the last 20 years of his rule in China.
www.time.com /time/time100/leaders/profile/mao.html   (334 words)

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