The%20Cultural%20Revolution%20%285-17%29 - III. Temporary...

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HILD 12: 20 th -Century East Asia (Spring 2010) Professor Henry Lecture Outline (5-17): The Cultural Revolution I. The Great Leap Forward (Jan. 1958-Jan. 1961) A. Reliance on “Permanent Revolution” Led by Energetic Masses B. Creation of Rural Communes from Pre-existing Cooperatives C. Local Implementation of State-Directed Projects D. Some Political and Psychological Results, but an Economic Disaster II. The Sino-Soviet Split (Summer of 1960) A. Sources of Tension 1. Doctrinal Differences: Soviet Criticism of Mao as Personality Cult 2. Foreign Relations: Divergent Stances toward Taiwan and the U.S. B. The Breaking Point
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Unformatted text preview: III. Temporary Deceleration of the Revolution (1961-65) A. Return of Scientifically-Managed (rather than Peasant-Directed) Som B. Economic (over Ideological) Incentives for Increased Production IV. The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution (1966-76) A. Ideological Remolding of Revolutionary Culture B. Cult of Personality: Mao and his Little Red Book C. Red Guard as Vanguard: Focus on Direct Revolution-Making Experiences V. Winding Down at Home and Changing Course Overseas (1969-76) A. Moderation and Relaxation of Revolutionary Fervor B. Rapprochement with the U.S....
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