By Alexander C. Cook
Mao Zedong's Little crimson booklet (Quotations from Chairman Mao) - a compilation of the chinese language leader's speeches and writings - is without doubt one of the such a lot obvious and ubiquitous symbols of twentieth-century radicalism. released for the 1st time in 1964, it quickly grew to become the must-have accent for purple Guards and revolutionaries from Berkeley to Bamako. but, regardless of its around the globe circulate and enduring presence there has, beforehand, been no critical scholarly attempt to appreciate this seminal textual content as an international historic phenomenon. Mao's Little purple publication brings jointly a variety of leading edge students from worldwide to discover the attention-grabbing number of makes use of and varieties that Mao's Quotations has taken, from rhetoric, artwork and tune, to talisman, badge, and weapon. The authors of this pioneering quantity use Mao's Quotations as a medium in which to reconsider the background of the twentieth-century international, demanding tested rules concerning the e-book to bare its amazing worldwide impression.
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36 33 36 34 35 Hoxha, Reﬂections on China, p. 223. Ibid. , p. 224. Ibid. , p. 282. Hoxha’s feedback at the Cultural Revolution, in AQSH, F. 14/AP, OU, V. 1966, Dos. 21, Fl.