Source 2: Zhang Ruji (1958) Go all out and aim high, The East leaps forward, the west is worried (Propaganda Poster)

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Title

Source 2: Zhang Ruji (1958) Go all out and aim high, The East leaps forward, the west is worried (Propaganda Poster)

Subject

Great Leap Forward

Description

The propaganda poster contains the slogan : 'greater, faster, better,cheaper' used to underpin the Great Leap Forward's main goal of increased production. Typical of the idealism and metaphorical imagery at the time, the masses are seen steering a boat to victory whilst Taiwan is shown in the bottom right corner as a shipwreck.

Creator

Zhang Ruji

Source

Renmin Meishu Chubanshe

Publisher

chineseposters.net

Date

1958

Citation

Zhang Ruji , “Source 2: Zhang Ruji (1958) Go all out and aim high, The East leaps forward, the west is worried (Propaganda Poster),” Chinese History for Teachers, accessed January 28, 2022, https://chinesehistoryforteachers.omeka.net/items/show/134.

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