“Mao Zedong’s thought is a spiritual treasure of the Chinese people; for years it has melded with the people and no one can reject it. The people can’t reject it because they cannot reject their own revolutionary past. They cannot throw aside the weapon with which they know and change the world,” (Womack, 2019).•The objective of it was to increase the rate of economic growth. The plans started after the completion of the first phase of the land reform campaign. “China was basically a land of individual peasant owner-cultivators,” (Meisner, 1999).•Pankaj Mishra. (December 13, 2010). Staying Power Mao and the Maoists. -power-3
•Zhikai Dong. Mao Zedong and the Independent and Comprehensive Industrial System and the Modernization of New China. (2014). •Zhou Xun. (2013). Forgotten voices of Mao's great famine, 1958-1962 : an oral history /Zhou Xun.
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Mao Zedong, People's Republic of China, Deng Xiaoping, Cultural Revolution