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The red flower of Dazhai blossoms everywhere

The red flower of Dazhai blossoms everywhere

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Designer: Literacy Office of the Political Work Group of the Revolutionary Committee of Shanxi Province collective work (山西省革命委员会政工组文教办公室供稿)
early 1970s
The red flower of Dazhai blossoms everywhere
Dazhai honghua biandi kai (大寨红花遍地开)
Publisher: Shanxi renmin chubanshe (山西人民出版社), print no. 8088.564
Call number: BG E15/497 (Landsberger collection)

As the Cultural Revolution unfurled, only one person and one type of publications became acceptable: Mao and his writings. Their influence went beyond nuclear arms and Yangzi bridges: rural model communes such as Dazhai (in Shanxi) and industrial models like Daqing (in Heilongjiang) could only exist because they were inspired by Mao Thought and Mao actively supported them.



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