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To Read Too Many Books is Harmful (Mao Zedong)

Books in Chinese Propaganda Posters:
Objects of Veneration, Subjects of Destruction

About this exhibition

This is the digital version of an exhibition, organized by and held at the Libraries of the Sinological Institute, Leiden University external link, The Netherlands, 7 December 2004 - 30 June 2005.

Exhibition concept: Hanno Lecher, Sinological Institute, Leiden University.

Selection and texts: Stefan R. Landsberger.

All posters are from the Stefan R. Landsberger collection at the International Institute of Social History external link, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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