Mao Zedong Essays


Chinese Cultural Revolution

In the course of the Cultural Revolution, the communist leader mao zedong proclaimed particular cultural requirements for both art and writings in China. This was a period that was filled with violence and harsh realisms for the people within the society. Authors such as Bei Dao, Gu Cheng and Yu Hua can be considered to be misty poets, whose works endeavored to shift from an inactive response to active formation. The aforementioned individuals are renowned authors, writers and poets celebrated for their influential literal works and their impact during the… Continue Reading...

The Interaction Of Capitalism and Industrialization America and China a Comparison

eye on the west. For example, in 1958-1961 the Great Leap Forward was mao zedong’s intent to overtake the west in terms of industrial development. It was a backwards attempt to play catch up on a movement they were slow to join, and it ended up being a failure. As a result of the fact that Zedong encouraged the people to stop growing crops and instead to start melting steel at home is what directly contributed to the death of around 30 million people. Hence, the way that industrialization and capitalism interacted in China is a bit more nebulous,… Continue Reading...

China Mao and the Cultural Revolution

that represented three distinct periods in China’s history—the pre-Mao period, the Mao period, and the post-Mao period. mao zedong had such an enormous impact on China, its culture and its people that the beauty of Chang’s book is that it provides the reader with a long look into the China that immediately preceded Mao’s rise, the China that was ruled by Mao, and the China that was to emerge following Mao’s death. Though the story eventually leads the reader to the West—to England to be exact—where Chang received a scholarship to study, the book represents well three very distinct… Continue Reading...

Mao Zedong and Defense Philosophy

real defense and passive defense is a spurious defense by mao zedong Active defense Active defense can be simply explained as a defense launched with an objective of counter attacking the enemy. Passive defense Passive defense can be defined as defending for the sake of it. Analysis: mao zedong, in explaining active defense, referred it to as offensive defense, or defending through resolute engagements (Mao, 1965). In referring to passive defense Mao (1965) referred to it as pure defense or defensive defense. Mao (1965) noted that passive defense is a spurious or an inauthentic type of defense. According to… Continue Reading...