Parades and a cult of personality surrounding Communist Party Chairman Mao Zedong were a part of China's brutal Cultural Revolution of the 1960s and 1970s.
Photograph by Joe Scherschel, National Geographic
style and design of buildings or open spaces.
activities designed to achieve a social, political, or military goal.
(1966-1976) radical social-political movement in China characterized by military rule, terrorism, purges, and restructuring of the educational system.
to publicly condemn or blame.
to ruin or make useless.
forced ejection from a country, or a person who feels forced to leave.
group in a species made up of members that are roughly the same age.
to confine or put in a jail-like facility.
to start or instigate.
done by a person, not a machine.
very large or heavy.
formally or with proper authority.
to coordinate and give structure to.
having to do with public policy, government, administration, or elected office.
having to do with the lower working class (proletariat).
goods or materials (including land) owned by someone.
having to do with country life, or areas with few residents.
inflicting pain to force a victim to provide information.
having to do with city life.