Cultural Revolution


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Cultural Revolution a radical reform in China initiated by Mao Zedong in 1965 and carried out largely by the Red Guard; intended to eliminate counterrevolutionary elements in the government it resulted in purges of the intellectuals and socioeconomic chaos
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In literature:

But to culture the Revolution thus far had exhausted the Junta.
"The Night-Born" by Jack London
It is interesting to try to trace the effect of this revolution upon our national culture.
"At Large" by Arthur Christopher Benson
Such is the silent revolution that has gripped modern European culture in the later nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
"Darkwater" by W. E. B. Du Bois
A similar revolution is now proceeding in the culture of Chrysanthemums.
"The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers From Seeds and Roots, 16th Edition" by Sutton and Sons
This revolution is to be wrought by the gradual domestication of the idea of Culture.
"Essays" by Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is out of culture that the substance of real revolutions is made.
"A Preface to Politics" by Walter Lippmann
The Cultural Revolution was still in motion as of the early months of 1970.
"Area Handbook for Albania" by Eugene K. Keefe
As to the advancement of the general culture anterior to the Revolution of the Meidji, I have already touched on that in the previous chapter.
"An Introduction to the History of Japan" by Katsuro Hara
Trade was comparatively free, and worked a revolution in culture and material conditions.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 7" by Various

In news:

Son of the Revolution is actually three stories in one—first, a graphic I-was-there account of what it was like to grow up during the Cultural Revolution.
'A Panoramic View of China's Cultural Revolution'.
Qiu Xiaolong came to writing the hard way: As the son of a confirmed capitalist during China's Cultural Revolution, he was forced to write his father's confession speech.
The year was 1968 — two years into Chairman Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution.
I was in the oil patch late last month in North Dakota watching a side of the fracking revolution that is culturally unacceptable in Boulder.
For Gong, the book was written not to capitalize on the trend to consume positive aspects of the Cultural Revolution, but rather to educate the masses about all aspects, good and bad.
Artist Gong Yuebin grew up during China's Cultural Revolution and it shows.
A staff member dressed as a Revolutionary Guard walks past a work of art at Fan Jianchuan's Cultural Revolution museum near Chengdu in China's Sichuan Province on Sept 25.
The New Industrial Revolution, Wired Editor-in-Chief Chris Anderson says that 3-D printing, open source design, and other new tools are creating a culture of creativity and entrepreneurship.
Some Tory tweeted that it was leftie multicultural c*** NI Culture Minister Caral ni Chuilin didn't like the Industrial Revolution bit which, she said, reminded her of British colonialism.
Not all cultural revolutions take place overnight.
Mao 's "Great Leap Forward" and "Cultural Revolution" was disastrous for China.
Surviving China's Cultural Revolution On Local Food.
He is the author, among other books, of The Whisperers: Private Life in Stalin's Russia, A People's Tragedy: The Russian Revolution: 1891–1924, and Natasha's Dance: A Cultural History of Russia.
An underground culture has its' own revolution in Cuba.

In science:

To emphasize the culturally important commentary and sharing, we collected data about six events in the time period of June 2009 to March 2012: the H1N1 virus outbreak, Michael Jackson’s death, the Iranian elections and protests, Barack Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize, the Egyptian revolution, and the Syrian uprising.
Losing My Revolution: How Many Resources Shared on Social Media Have Been Lost?