Source 9: Anon. (2015) Gold Statue of Mao Zedong in Tongxu county, Hunan Province (Photograph)

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Title

Source 9: Anon. (2015) Gold Statue of Mao Zedong in Tongxu county, Hunan Province (Photograph)

Subject

Mao's legacy

Description

This gold statue of Mao Zedong was funded by a local businessman and Mao enthusiast. However, the statue proved divisive, conjuring memories of the Great Famine that blighted Hunan province. The authorities decided to remove the statue, a decision which, in turn, sparked criticisms from supporters of Mao, demonstrating the diverse range of opinions the legacy of Mao ignites amongst Chinese people today.

Creator

Anon.

Source

New York Times

Publisher

https://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/09/world/asia/china-mao-statue-henan.html

Date

2015

Citation

Anon., “Source 9: Anon. (2015) Gold Statue of Mao Zedong in Tongxu county, Hunan Province (Photograph),” Chinese History for Teachers, accessed January 20, 2022, https://chinesehistoryforteachers.omeka.net/items/show/107.

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