Source 6 Anon. (1968) Mao Zedong is the Red Sun In Our Hearts (Propaganda Poster)

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Title

Source 6 Anon. (1968) Mao Zedong is the Red Sun In Our Hearts (Propaganda Poster)

Subject

Mao's Cult of Personality

Description

This Chinese propaganda poster represents the peak of the Mao cult during the Cultural Revolution. The symbolism is crystal clear: red represents communist thoughts whilst Mao is envisioned as the movement's guiding light, attaining an almost god-like status.

Creator

Anon.

Source

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Publisher

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-03-01/mao-era-propaganda-poster-1/10838112

Citation

Anon., “Source 6 Anon. (1968) Mao Zedong is the Red Sun In Our Hearts (Propaganda Poster),” Chinese History for Teachers, accessed January 20, 2022, https://chinesehistoryforteachers.omeka.net/items/show/104.

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