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It's right to rebel

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Summary:Explains the meaning and results of Mao Tse-tung's slogan, "It's right to rebel." Discusses the Chinese Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, which began in 1966 to root out "bourgeois reactionaries" and capitalists and to destroy the "four olds:" old thoughts, old culture, old customs, and old habits. Explores the personality cult of Mao, the challenge to the Soviet Union, and how the revolution bolstered Mao's political authority. Includes archival film footage.
Contributor:Spark, Julia
Provider:Granada Television
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects: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
Government, Law, Politics
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