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Wei da de ling xiu he dao shi Mao Zedong zhu xi yong chui bu xiu!]. [Album of Chinese Political Newspaper Clippings - Eternal Glory to the Great Leader and Mentor Chairman Mao Zedong!].
(circa1976).. Large and carefully prepared album of Chinese Cultural Revolution newspaper clippings dedicated to commemorate China's leader Chairman Mao Zedong shortly after his death in 1976. Most of the clippings show a black and white photograph and accompanying short text or caption, some show featured news articles of mourning of the whole nation at the loss of Chairman Mao. 59 leaves, newspaper clippings laid down on both sides with some folded along edges, four-hole stab binding with black cord ties. Only a small section of the paper lower cover remains but the upper cover, though showing some wear, including some small neatly repaired closed tears, and light foxing is present. This fascinating scrap book documents the major personal and political achievements of Chairman Mao. Text in Chinese. 27.5 x 39.6cm. The first 10 leaves of this album give a photographic chronology of Mao Zedong dated from 1919 to 1973. It is also includes two government announcements jointly issued by four top political and military organisations informing the public that Chairman Mao died at 0:10 am in Beijing on 9th September 1976 and giving details of the state funeral and memorial service. A long list of the members of the Chairman Mao Zedong Funeral Committee is also reported along the announcement. The committee was led by 华国锋 [Hua Guofeng], 王洪文 [Wang Hongwen], 叶剑英 [Ye Jianying] and 张春桥 [Zhang Chunqiao]. It reports that, even within seven days of Mao's death more than 300,000 people demonstrated their sorrow by visiting the Great Hall of the People or gathering within Tiananmen Squa … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Asia Bookroom ANZAAB/ILAB [Canberra, ACT, Australia]

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