By Alexander C. Cook

Mao Zedong's Little pink publication (Quotations from Chairman Mao) - a compilation of the chinese language leader's speeches and writings - is without doubt one of the such a lot seen and ubiquitous symbols of twentieth-century radicalism. released for the 1st time in 1964, it quickly turned the must-have accent for pink Guards and revolutionaries from Berkeley to Bamako. but, regardless of its around the world move and enduring presence there has, before, been no severe scholarly attempt to appreciate this seminal textual content as a world historic phenomenon. Mao's Little pink ebook brings jointly quite a number cutting edge students from world wide to discover the interesting number of makes use of and kinds that Mao's Quotations has taken, from rhetoric, paintings and music, to talisman, badge, and weapon. The authors of this pioneering quantity use Mao's Quotations as a medium in which to reassess the historical past of the twentieth-century international, demanding demonstrated rules in regards to the e-book to bare its notable worldwide effect.

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