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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: trouble on Mao Zedong Street

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 10:27pm by UFRIEDA HO

    ... Ufrieda Ho Ufrieda Ho in Pretoria Trouble on Mao Zedong street When Mao Zedong's name popped up in a Pretoria municipality "name bank" debate, the politicians present must ... as controversial as Mao Zedong. South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) is cosy with Beijing, and China is now the rainbow nation's largest trading partner. Unsurprisingly then, ...

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    Reflections: Clone wars

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Clone wars There are actors in the mainland who, bearing an uncanny resemblance to political leaders such as Mao Zedong or Zhou Enlai, work as lookalikes. And recently, a picture of a pie-seller who was the spitting image of President Xi Jinping has been doing the rounds on the internet. I have yet to meet my doppelganger and I hope that chilling encounter never ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:36am by Olivia Rosenman

    ... and shakers, including Mao ZedongMao was probably the only serial dropout at Peking University in 1919, having already abandoned a police academy, a law school and a degree in economics. This time, however, he wasn't a student: he scored a job as a librarian thanks to his high school professor, Yang Changji, who considered Mao "intelligent and handsome". While many books have ...

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    Then & now: class cutting

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Jason Wordie

    ... such actions would today be seen as ridiculous. Gross, rustic habits displayed by contemporary mainland visitors often have as their basis the legacy of the Mao Zedong era – which exulted the peasant ... of your survival. Mao’s China, Stalin’s Russia and Pol Pot’s Cambodia all shared this chilling characteristic. In Russia, between 1917 and the late 1930s, the middle and upper classes were exiled ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by Mark Peters

    ... was the author of a strategic plan for the rapid industrialisation of Cuba frequently compared with China's Great Leap Forward, the social and economic campaign led by Mao Zedong … The legacy of Chairman Mao, under whose policies tens of millions of Chinese perished, remains contentious to this day but, thanks to American artists Andy Warhol and Frank Kozik, his image has become something ...

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    So near yet so feared: true to form

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 12:00am by cecilie gamst berg

    ... with friends K and E, on a mission to see Mao Zedong's birthplace, Shaoshan. We asked the receptionist at our Changsha hotel if there was a bus service that would take us there. "Oh no, no. ... And so the day went on, with everything people told us being utter lies, including that we had to buy 60 yuan (HK$75) tickets to see Mao's Memorial Museum when we only wanted to see his ...

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    My life: Chinese artist Yan Peiming

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 10:58pm by Shirley Lau

    ... could draw well would be chosen to draw propaganda pictures for the school. I was one of them. I drew people like Mao Zedong and Red Guards, which was a piece of cake. It was just a matter ... why I chose Mao. At the time, no one in France knew Yan Peiming but everyone knew Mao Zedong. So painting Mao was a sort of strategy to promote myself as a painter. The strategy panned out ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Oct 26th 2013, 10:52pm by Mark Peters

    ... fascist film magazine edited by Vittorio Mussolini, the second son of Italian dictator Benito. In 1972, Antonioni was invited to visit China by Mao Zedong's government but his resulting ...

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    Then & now: a many-named writer

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... of the party line with unabashed enthusiasm throughout the 1960s and 70s. Han's feverish enthusiasm for Mao Zedong's China was partly enabled by the safety afforded by her British passport ...

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    My life: Shen Jingdong

    Posted Nov 01st 2014, 10:27pm by Fionnuala McHugh

    ... in 1965, just before the Cultural Revolution, so my father named me "respecting Mao"- Dong is for Mao Zedong. That was in Nanjing. My father was an art teacher and my mother taught ... too. He painted portraits of Mao and slogans, but my parents tried to be emotionless about the Cultural Revolution. Later, I went to study at the Nanjing Academy of Art and after graduation, ...




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