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Biography of a Chairman Mao Badge

The Creation and Mass Consumption of a Personality Cult

by Melissa Schrift

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  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Rutgers University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Propaganda,
  • Mao, Zedong,,
  • Badges,
  • Social Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Sociology,
  • China,
  • Medals,
  • Asia - China,
  • Political Ideologies - Communism & Socialism,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • 1893-1976

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8025752M
    ISBN 100813529379
    ISBN 109780813529370

    This paper presents an analysis of the former Chinese Communist Party leader Chairman Mao Zedong’s political career (reigned ), with regards to his success and failures. Mao was one of the most prominent Communist theoreticians who governed a quarter of humankind for a quarter of a century. His political philosophy, particularly his Method of Leadership, focusing on the â. This badge portrays Mao Zedong (), Chairman of the Chinese Communist Party. He is shown with the rays of the sun emanating from him. The badge bears the inscriptions 'Respectfully wishing Chairman Mao a long life without obstruction' on the front, and 'Long live Chairman Mao' on the back. This badge was probably made during the late gh Mao badges were first made in

    Mao Zedong (/ ˈ m aʊ (d) z ə ˈ d ʊ ŋ /; Decem – September 9, ), also known as Chairman Mao, was a Chinese communist revolutionary who became the founding father of the People's Republic of China (PRC), which he ruled as the chairman of the Communist Party of China from its establishment in until his death in Ideologically a Marxist–Leninist, his theories Cause of death: Heart attack. Chairman Mao Badges: Symbols and Slogans of the Cultural Revolution | v The starting point for this book is the very modest collection of almost Chairman Mao badges at the British Museum.

    Books Division. Chicago Distribution Center. SUBSCRIBE. LOG IN SEARCH. Search in: Advanced The China Journal , "Biography of a Chairman Mao Badge: The Creation and Mass Consumption of a Personality Cult. Melissa Schrift," The China Journal, no. 49 (Jan., ): "The most revealing book ever published on Mao, perhaps on any dictator in history."--Professor Andrew J. Nathan, Columbia University From until Mao Zedong's death twenty-two years later, Dr. Li Zhisui was the Chinese ruler's personal physician, which put him in daily--and increasingly intimate--contact with Mao and his inner circle. in The Private Life of Chairman Mao, Dr. Li vividly /5().


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Biography of a Chairman Mao Badge is a work of cultural history that contributes to our understanding not only of Chinese society but, more generally, of strategies people employ in responding to and transforming the meaning of propaganda campaigns and symbols.

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Biography of a Chairman Mao Badge is a work of cultural history that contributes to our understanding not only of Chinese society but, more generally, of strategies people employ in responding to and transforming the meaning of propaganda campaigns and symbols.": x in.: Edition: First Edition.

Biography of a Chairman Mao Badge: The Creation and Mass Consumption of a Personality Cult3/5. American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting. The "Mao badge" was a political icon in the form of a pin that was widely distributed to create, sustain and inflate the Mao personality cult during the Chinese Cultural Revolution.

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Mao Zedong threw his country into a frenzy with the Great Leap Forward, an attempt to catch up to and overtake Britain in less than 15 years The experiment ended in the greatest catastrophe the country had ever known, destroying tens of millions of lives.".

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Biography of a Chairman Mao Badge The Spring issue of China Review International contains a review article by Ronald C. Keith entitled “History, Contradiction, and the Apotheosis of Mao Zedong” that includes the following fascinating summary of a book, Biography of a Chairman Mao Badge: The Creation and Mass Consumption of a.

About Chairman Mao Zedong Biography Chairman Mao was the charismatic and brutal leader of Communist China. Leading the Communist party to power inChairman Mao set about establishing his unquestioned authority and power, sending China into turmoil. Mao Tse-tung authored many books, among them:  On Guerilla Warfare (),  On New Democracy (), and  Quotations From Chairman Mao Tse-Tung ().Born: Author: Li Zhi-Sui; Publisher: Random House ISBN: Category: Biography & Autobiography Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» “The most revealing book ever published on Mao, perhaps on any dictator in history.”—Professor Andrew J.

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This study shows how the badges have taken on new meanings, far surpassing the intentions of their creators. Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-tung (simplified Chinese: 毛主席语录; traditional Chinese: 毛主席語錄; pinyin: Máo Zhǔxí Yǔlù) is a book of statements from speeches and writings by Mao Zedong (formerly romanized as Mao Tse-tung), the former Chairman of the Communist Party of China, published from to about and widely distributed during the Cultural : Mao Zedong (Mao Tse-tung), Hou.

The Private Life of Chairman Mao: The Memoirs of Mao's Personal Physician is a memoir by Li Zhisui, one of the physicians to Mao Zedong, former Chairman of the Communist Party of China, which was first published in Li had emigrated to the United States in the years after Mao's : Li Zhisui.

With the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution inthe regime of Chairman Mao Zedong launched a propaganda campaign aimed at disseminating inspiring images of the chairman to a skeptical populace. Thus was born the ""Mao badge,"" a political icon in the form of a pin that was widely distributed to create, sustain, and inflate the Mao personality cult during the Cultural Revolution (.

In their comprehensive, judicious, and finely detailed new biography of Mao, Alexander Pantsov and Steven Levine have a phrase for the commercialization of the Mao cult in Tiananmen Square, where hawkers and souvenir shops “do a brisk trade in kitsch: Mao badges and posters, busts, and Quotations of Chairman Mao”: Mao has become “a.

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Press, ).Millions of Chairman Mao badges were produced during China's Cultural Revolution, and were worn by almost all Chinese people, from Premier Zhou Enlai down to the smallest child. Made in a wide variety of materials (aluminium, plastic, bamboo, porcelain, gold, silver, copper, iron and lead) and with an extensive range of shapes, sizes and designs, they immediately became collectors' items.