An anthology of Chinese writings drawn from the late-1980s Maoist revival in mainland China. Illustrated with photographs and drawings, these selections are introduced and annnotated to provide an appreciation of their historical significance and the ideological confusion in China.
"Essays, poems, songs, folkloric anecdotes and photographs celebrating the myth of Mao. … The editor supplies an insightful, and cohesing introduction". -- Reference & Research Book News
"(A) highly entertaining and informative collection of translations of official, admiring, tacky, but sometimes also highly critical writings, and illustrations of objects, all featuring Mao. … A must-have book for everybody interested in contemporary China, Mao, and his legacy now and in the future". -- China Information