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Serve the People/In Memory of Norman Bethune/The Foolish Old Man who Removed the Mountains

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In Memory of Norman Bethune (《纪念白求恩》) 1939:
Virtually unknown in his Canadian homeland during his life, Bethune received international recognition when Mao Zedong of the PRC published this essay (紀念白求恩), which documented the last months of the doctor's life. Almost the entire population knew about the essay which became required reading in elementary schools during the Cul
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Published 1966 by Foreign Languages Press (Beijing) (first published 1957)
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Mar 26, 2009 Erik Graff rated it 4 of 5 stars
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The Great Chinese Cultural Revolution began in 1966, when People's China was virtually incommunicado with the United States of America. I first read about it in a pamphlet published by the Students for a Democratic Society which represented it as a popular movement originating with Shanghai students frustrated by time-servers in academe and the party bureaucracy. The movement, while informed by Marx, was more idealistic and volunteeristic than materialist in these intial stages.

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Mao Zedong, also transliterated as Mao Tse-tung, and commonly referred to as Chairman Mao, was a Chinese Communist revolutionary, guerrilla warfare strategist, Marxist political philosopher, and leader of the Chinese Revolution. He was the architect and founding father of the People's Republic of China (PRC) from its establishment in 1949, and held control over the nation until his death in 1976. ...more
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