Guns and Butter

Guns and Butter – August 8, 2012

“The Unknown Cultural Revolution” with Dongping Han. History professor and author, Dongping Han, talks about his life growing up during the Cultural Revolution in China. Discussion of the importance of work; the educational system in Mao’s China; the riots in Xinjiang Province between ethnic minority Uighurs and Han Chinese; the famine during the Great Leap Forward; the writings of Mao; essential elements of a successful social revolution.

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