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Mao Tse-Tung the architect of modern China

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Summary:This program looks at the life and legacy of Mao Tse-Tung: birth, education, enlistment in the revolutionary army; founding the Communist Party and the first Chinese Soviet; adapting Marxism to Chinese culture; victory over the Nationalists in 1949; the Great Proletarian Revolution; the Cultural Revolution; opening to the West; the death of Chou Enlai; the death of Mao; the fall of the Gang of Four; tourists on the Great Wall; the Tiananmen massacre.
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:Heads of state China Biography
Communism China History 20th century
China History 20th century
China History Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976
Mao, Zedong 1893-1976
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Government, Law, Politics
Films@UM Browse terms:Asian Studies
China
Government, Law, Politics
Collection:Films@UM
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