Richard LEVY

Members of the People’s Liberation Army work beneath the gaze of a photograph of Chairman Mao. The Lushan Conference marked a change in the course of Chinese government policy.

The Lushan Conference (Plenum) was held in 1959 to discuss China’s Great Leap Forward, an effort to initiate projects to increase agricultural and industrial production. Although the Leap had some success, Mao Zedong’s policies were criticized, and the withdrawal of Soviet experts

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By |2014-12-16T16:53:58-05:00January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Event, Event, Governance, History|Comments Off on Lushan Conference (Lúshān Huìyì 庐山会议)|Lúshān Huìyì 庐山会议 (Lushan Conference)

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