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The Legacy Of The Cultural Revolution

The Cultural Revolution was a watershed in the history of China. From May 1966, Mao Zedong unleashed the Red Guards against the party. Anarchy and violence followed. Half a century later, the legacy of the Cultural Revolution continues to be pervasive in Chinese politics and society. Yet, there remains no real debate about this period inside the country.
The Cultural Revolution was a watershed in the history of China. From May 1966, Mao Zedong unleashed the Red Guards against the party. Anarchy and violence followed. Half a century later, the legacy of the Cultural Revolution continues to be pervasive in Chinese politics and society. Yet, there remains no real debate about this period inside the country.

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