CATIII WEEK1 MOVIE MAO YEARS CONT DISC

CATIII WEEK1 MOVIE MAO YEARS CONT DISC - Shaping of...

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Shaping of Identities Movie Notes talk about suffering before 1949 young people- happy life have now joyful bitter past talk about the Old Society discussed famine of last 3 years blaming the Communist party and Mao can’t talk like this so many in the family died never had a terrible time 1959 1961 30 million died of hunger catastrophe on flood and drought afflicted by own policies effort to rebuild the country- struggle engulf the Chinese people in chaos and terror 1960 to 1976 Right to Rebel Mao Zedong Head of Communist Party instigated Great Leap Forward dared to be held responsible reputation untarnished withdraw from daily govt great authority could not compare with Mao resigned as Head of state? parades to celebrate Long live Chairman Mao!!! Zhou- revolutionary- talented in the party rebuild the country? do it without foreign help viewed America as principal enemy relations with Soviet Union rebuild Chinese industry
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breaking point- Nikita Khruschev- destroy blueprints describing industrialization consumer goods relaxed control on peasants farming on the side- $ Chinese recovery was fast worked day and night- time off Chinese texts of warfare and romance later more advanced parties 1963 tired of political seclusion 1970s utopia final revolutionary act of his career Lin Yao- Secretary Quotations from Chairman Mao Zedong distributed through the army then the general population even if don’t understand Mao was always right do what Mao says- we are doing the right thing great Savior of China brought liberation to China “ran through blood” elevated to status of living god rarely appeared in public most Chinese never heard his voice did not approve the Code personified the Revolution finally ignored his radical ideas program- economic welfare 1966 China was increasingly prosperous world fifth nuclear power dissatisfied- did not control political party betraying the revolution?
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radicalism= wrong? radical means- continuing revolution- neverending process of struggle and change
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2012 for the course CAT 3 taught by Professor Strauss during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.

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CATIII WEEK1 MOVIE MAO YEARS CONT DISC - Shaping of...

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