Reddest Red Sun
Mao Zedong, the sun risen in the east, became symbolic of the
revolution itself. His life was made into the biography of
20th-century China. The Mao cult made him a modern-day idol, the sun
that never set, even long after the demise of his corporeal
Quotations from Chairman Mao — see
The Little Red Book
When complete, this section will include selections from Mao's writings, speeches, and poems. It will also contain an overview of his life, death, and cult (from Yan'an to the Cultural Revolution to the posthumous cult). Other images will include photographs, posters, paintings, papercuts, and woodcuts, along with artifacts such as teacups, red books, money, and swim trunks.
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