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Mao Zedong propaganda, Sailing the Seas Depends on the Helmsman - YouTube

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Tiananmen Square in 1900

At the heart of modern Beijing is the huge empty space almost a kilometre long and half a kilometre wide known as Tiananmen Square, after the Tiananmen (Gate of Heavenly Peace) on its north side leading into the Forbidden City.

Declassified Chairman Mao Zedong - China History Full Video Documentary - YouTube

Declassified Chairman Mao Zedong - China History Full Video Documentary - YouTube

Mao Zedong's Crystal Mausoleum | China Uncensored - YouTube

The perfectly preserved corpse of Chairman Mao Zedong lies within a crystal coffin in an ornate mausoleum in heart of Tiananmen Square. Even though Mao is re.

This link will take you to the "Biography for Kids" on Mao Zedong

Mao Zedong portrait attributed to Zhang Zhenshi and a committee of artists, this version hung at Tiananmen Gate prior to about

Long March - Facts and Summary.  "The Long March marked the emergence of Mao Zedong as the undisputed leader of the Chinese Communists."

Long March - Facts and Summary. "The Long March marked the emergence of Mao Zedong as the undisputed leader of the Chinese Communists.

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Mao Zedong had finally taken power. In this lesson we are going to explore how Mao Zedong transformed China. How did Mao transform China?

"The Great Leap Forward" was Mao’s attempt to modernise China’s economy so that they would have an economy that rivaled America. This facet of the strategy was to last from 1958 to 1963, but it was abandoned three years before its completion due to the profound amount of deaths inflicted on the Chinese people. Click to read more about the purpose of the program and its consequences.

"The commune is like a gigantic dragon, production is visibly awe-inspiring," Communist China propaganda art. During this period of time tens of thousands were decimated by famine.

"Mao's Great Famine", by Frank Dikötter.

Mao's Great Famine: The History of China's Most Devastating Catastrophe, : Hardback : Frank Dikotter : 9780747595083

Top Chinese TV presenter, Bi Fujian was filmed insulting Mao at a private dinner, calling the former leader a "son of a bitch". His programmes were immediately suspended following the incident, as his comments were considered to cause "serious social impact".  The Chinese broadcaster soon after apologised, writing “I feel extremely guilty, and my heart aches.” This kind of news stands as proof that even in 2015 Mao's powerful image reigns and calls for respect from all Chinese people.

Originally published in the Guardian on 10 September Chinese radio announces the death of Chairman Mao, “the greatest Marxist of the contemporary era”

New animation "When Mao Zedong was Young" targeted at informing a new generation of Chinese about the legacy of the former leader.  The film is aimed at boosting Mao's image by reaching out to young people who may not be aware of his three decades in power.

New animation When Mao Zedong was Young targeted at informing a new generation of Chinese about the legacy of the former leader