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Cultural Revolution (Wénhuà Dà Gémìng 文化大革命)

Cultural Revolution (Wénhuà Dà Gémìng 文化大革命)

Kerry BROWN Photograph of workers in the countryside, taken during the Cultural Revolution (1966–1976). Many prominent intellectuals were sent to the countryside as well, when universities were effectively closed. A mass movement occurring during the final decade of Mao Zedong’s life from 1966 onward, the Cultural Revolution caused massive political, social, and cultural disruption, and saw an onslaught on the […]

Gang of Four (Sìrénbāng 四人帮)

Gang of Four (Sìrénbāng 四人帮)

Colin MACKERRAS A propaganda painting pointing the finger at the Gang of Four. STEFAN LANDSBERGER COLLECTION. The Gang of Four (siren bang) is the name given to the four most influential supporters of the Chinese Cultural Revolution (1966–1976), namely Zhang Chunqiao, Yao Wenyuan, Wang Hongwen, and Jiang Qing. Their arrest in 1976 represented the end of the Cultural Revolution, according […]