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Mao’s Ordinary People

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This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Cultural Revolution’s launch. In China, substantive public discussion of the subject remains taboo. The official line of the Communist Party (CCP), circulated in 1981 in the form of a resolution on party history, pronounced the entire decade from 1966 to 1976 as a cataclysmic leftist error initiated by Mao Zedong that resulted in “the most severe setback and the heaviest losses suffered by the party, the state, and the people since the foundi...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Merton College
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Author
Publisher:
Current History Publisher's website
Journal:
Current History Journal website
Volume:
115
Issue:
782
Pages:
243
Publication date:
2016-08-01
Acceptance date:
2016-08-09
ISSN:
0011-3530
Source identifiers:
640269
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pubs:640269
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pubs:640269
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2016-08-23

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