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Wu extends this logic in his study of the relationship between the Cultural Revolution, the post-Mao reforms (generally dated to 1978 onward), and social tensions in China today.
He described the "profound upheaval" of the Cultural Revolution as a time when the "pendulum swung widely from emphasis on the 'expert' toward emphasis on the 'masses.
The Cultural Revolution was the result of a power struggle in the Chinese Communist Party in the mid 60s.
And so, recalling these experiences of the Cultural Revolution that I lived through in my youth, I became convinced that, yes, I did grow up with a religion, one that was even more pervasive and tyrannical than a regular religion.
Novelist Yu, the son of doctors, was a boy himself during the Cultural Revolution, and his merciless fictional translation of that first summer of chaos would make Anthony 'Clockwork Orange' Burgess blanche.
The Garston Cultural Revolution is part of the 2008 Liverpool Pavilions project for Capital of Culture year.
19 /PRNewswire/ -- Kai Chen struggled against seemingly impossible odds to achieve his basketball dreams during China's Cultural Revolution.
In Times Past, we revisit the chaos of Mao's Cultural Revolution (which the textbooks also ignore).
Zhou had been doing that since 1966, when Mao Zedong had launched the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, and youths across the country had left school to form Red Guard units that set out to eradicate any vestiges of pre-Communist culture.
Some of the worst wounds China has suffered were the result of the Cultural Revolution of the 1960s and 1970s.
In 1997 she visited the US to launch her own international business: DAUGHTER OF THE YELLOW RIVER: AN INSPIRATIONAL JOURNEY FROM DEPRIVED CHILD DURING CHINA'S CULTURAL REVOLUTION TO SUCCESSFUL GLOBAL ENTREPRENEUR recounts her long struggle.
During China's Cultural Revolution of the 1960s and '70s, Mao Zedong's wife, Jiang Qing, took control of the ``cultural'' part.
The pair's collaborative silent film China, September-October 1978, Beijing, Yanan, Xian, Luoyang, consists of fuzzy, gorgeously colorful shots of daily life in the aftermath of Mao's Cultural Revolution, its seemingly anomalous inclusion here providing a vital link to the more overtly political aspect of Sieverding's practice.
However, thanks in large measure to Hefner and his comrades in the cultural revolution, we have become a society that has allowed children to be murdered in the process of being born.
Also included are Richard Wurmbrand, a Jew convened to Christianity who pastored a church in Bucharest, arrested for continuing to spread the gospel; Bela Szasz, a victim of the Hungarian purge against Titoists in 1948; Robert Lob, a young Chinese Communist who escaped the country after a valiant attempt to manage a factory under the new regime; Harold William Rigney, a Catholic priest arrested as an American spy in China in 1951 and systematically tortured; John Martino, an American political prisoner in Cuba; Dean Van Toai, a Saigon government official rounded up and sent to a North Vietnamese prison for 11 years under the guise of reeducation; and Nien Cheng, a casualty of the Chinese Cultural Revolution.
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