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bomb of infinite power. The large-scale publication of Quotations from Chairman. Mao Tse-tung is a vital measure for en- abling the broad masses to grasp Mao. The source for this work comes both from the 2nd edition of the bilingual English and Chinese Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-tung and. Mao Tse Tung Internet Archive. Online Version: Mao Tse Tung Internet Archive (musicmarkup.info) Unless otherwise stated, the page number given for the source of a quotation refers to the first English edition of the book or pamphlet cited as published by the Foreign Languages.
You are on page 1of 3 Search inside document Quotations from Chairman Mao Zedong For a short period in the late sixties the "Little Red Book" containing the thoughts of Chinese Communist Party Chairman Mao Zedong or as his name was spelled in English at the time "Mao Tse-Tung" was one of the most intensively-studied books in the world. Assembled by party editors from old speeches and writings of Mao, it was intended as a guide for those involved in the Cultural Revolution of Mao argued that the Chinese Revolution had become rigid and betrayed its basic principles. To reinvigorate it, he invited young people to join the Red Guards and attack "bourgeois" elements in society. Everyone in China was forced to gather in study groups to spend hours discussing every line of the Quotations and applying them to their lives. The book was also studied by Maoists abroad, including in the U.
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The 3rd Chinese edition appeared in , and this is the 2nd revised English translation of that edition. Foreign presses operating in 20 countries contributed to the publication of 20 translations in 35 versions.
Some sources claim that over 6. Other editions of the book were covered in cloth, silk, leather, paper, and other materials. Most editions were produced in a functional, compact size that fitted into a pocket, were easy to carry, and could be taken out at any time "for practice, learning, application.
Today in China, the book is a symbol of Mao Zedong Thought. Among the best known is: "Saying Wansui literally: 10, years old in their mouths, holding the Quotations from Chairman Mao in their hands! In certain situations, the Quotations is given as a gift, for example, when public funds are involved, or when personal events arise, such as congratulating newlyweds, and so on.
Foreign press report called the work "The Little Red Book", reflecting its common small size and bright cover. During the s, the book was the single most visible icon in mainland China, even more visible than the image of the Chairman himself.
In posters and pictures created by CPC's propaganda artists, nearly every painted character, whether smiling or looking determined, was seen with a copy of the book in his or her hand.
Various editions are popular with some collectors, and rare and unusual printings command extremely high prices. It is also called "Thoughts of Chairman Mao" by many Chinese people.
The quotations range in length from a sentence to a few short paragraphs, and borrow heavily from a group of about two dozen documents in the four volumes of Mao's Selected Works. In the book's latter half, a strong empiricist tendency evidences itself in Mao's thought. The table below summarizes the book.