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Unformatted text preview: • industrial workers 90000 • 20000 farmers • Grand athletic army 3000 • Grand artistic army 5000 • Tensions of the communist regime o The CCPs control vs. the party’s liberal image E.g. the hundred flowers campaign 1957 • College professors said that CCP economic planning was bad • Said they ignored basic education Transformed to anti-rightist campaign • Rightists are bad The great leap forward (1958) – som, backyard furnaces, steel-making • Securing china’s place in the world o Perceiving the US as imperialist o Trining to seek friends o Korean war (1950-3) – mao’s military romanticism, armistice in 1953, the Chinese perception of the war o Communist troops in korea until 1958 o 70% of army in korea o 400,000 lost...
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- Spring '09
- Mao Zedong, People's Republic of China, Traditional Chinese characters, Communist regime, Grand artistic army