A propaganda squad of Red Guards, high school and university students, brandishing the copies of Chairman Mao Zedong's ‘Little Red Book’, staging a rally in September 1966. Photo: AFPA propaganda squad of Red Guards, high school and university students, brandishing the copies of Chairman Mao Zedong's ‘Little Red Book’, staging a rally in September 1966. Photo: AFP
A propaganda squad of Red Guards, high school and university students, brandishing the copies of Chairman Mao Zedong's ‘Little Red Book’, staging a rally in September 1966. Photo: AFP
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Clarity welcome on Cultural Revolution

  • New references in latest China student textbook seek to address apparent confusion and misinterpretation prompted by previous instances

A propaganda squad of Red Guards, high school and university students, brandishing the copies of Chairman Mao Zedong's ‘Little Red Book’, staging a rally in September 1966. Photo: AFPA propaganda squad of Red Guards, high school and university students, brandishing the copies of Chairman Mao Zedong's ‘Little Red Book’, staging a rally in September 1966. Photo: AFP
A propaganda squad of Red Guards, high school and university students, brandishing the copies of Chairman Mao Zedong's ‘Little Red Book’, staging a rally in September 1966. Photo: AFP
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