Mao's Cultural Revolution Research Paper by hicaliber

Mao's Cultural Revolution
An analysis of the events leading up to and the consequences of Mao Zedung's Cultural Revolution.
# 94145 | 1,584 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2007 | US

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This paper examines the events, context and consequences of Mao Zedung's Cultural Revolution. The first part of this paper examines the events that paved the way for the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution. The next part then examines how the Cultural Revolution started and its degeneration into violence and destruction. It also studies how the excesses of the Cultural Revolution began and Mao's culpability for these abuses. In the conclusion, the paper examines the long-term consequences of the Cultural Revolution on Chinese society.

Table of Contents:
Gearing for Revolution
Chaos and Violence
Enduring Effects of the Cultural Revolution

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Jiang, Yarong and Ashley, David. 2000. Mao's Children in the New China: Voices from the Red Guard Generation. New York: Routledge.
  • Li, Shu and Krebs, Edward. 2005. On Creativity in History and RElated Issues. Chinese Studies in History 38(3-4): 18-37.
  • Smith, SA. 2005. A Bitter Revolution. The English Historical Review. 120(2): 805-807
  • Zhu, Lisheng. 2000. "The problem of the intelligentsia and radicalism in higher education under Stalin and Mao." Europe-Asia Studies. 52(8): 1489-1513.

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