What was the political thought of Mao Zedong?
Maoism, officially called Mao Zedong Thought by the Chinese Communist Party, is a variety of Marxism–Leninism that Mao Zedong developed to realise a socialist revolution in the agricultural, pre-industrial society of the Republic of China and later the People’s Republic of China.
Why did Mao launch the Cultural Revolution?
Economic activity halted, historical and cultural material destroyed. Launching the movement in May 1966 with the help of the Cultural Revolution Group, Mao charged that bourgeois elements had infiltrated the government and society with the aim of restoring capitalism.
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- How was Chinese Communism connected to the New Culture Movement?
- Are there any communist leaders without a record of acts we consider as a crime (against humanity)?
- What political party did Stalin belong to?
- Did China repay Soviet grain aid?
- What was the Chinese Communist Party’s organizational hierarchy in the two weeks between 15JUL1927 and 01Aug1927?
- What role, if any, did the Chinese Communist Party play in the Soviet invasion of Xinjiang?