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CHINESE CULTURAL REVOLUTION PICTURE BOOKS

CHINESE CULTURAL REVOLUTION PICTURE BOOKS

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CHINESE INTEREST. CHINESE CULTURAL REVOLUTION PICTURE BOOKS. Offered here are 4 picture books published in Mao's China from 1970-1974. All are oblong 5 x 4", pictorial wraps, some finger soil and dog ears, VG. Known as Lianhuanhua from the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, these picture books are illustrated on every page with a few lines of text beneath. Many of the images glorify the Red Guard and have obvious propaganda content, showing Members helping people from the countryside by curing medical conditions, solving farming problems, distributing copies of the Little Red Book, etc. A fascinating look at propaganda in children's books.

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pictorial wraps
Pictorial wraps are color illustrated covers for paperback books.  Preceding mass-market paperbacks,  this format brou...[more]
VG
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