Source 9: Anon. Making Little Red Books during the Cultural Revolution

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Source 9: Anon. Making Little Red Books during the Cultural Revolution

Subject

Mao's Little Red Book

Description

During the Cultural Revolution, Mao disseminated a cult of personality best encapsulated by the publication of his 'Little Red Book' of quotations. This photograph depicts factory workers mass-producing the text. By 1970, 8 million copies of the text had been printed and the CCP's stated goal was for 99% of the Chinese Population to read the book.

Creator

Anon.

Source

everydaylifeinmaoistchina.org

Publisher

https://everydaylifeinmaoistchina.org/2016/10/16/making-little-red-books-during-the-cultural-revolution/

Citation

Anon. , “Source 9: Anon. Making Little Red Books during the Cultural Revolution,” Chinese History for Teachers, accessed June 25, 2022, https://chinesehistoryforteachers.omeka.net/items/show/124.

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