The impact of the cultural revolution the cultural revolution attacked all forms of traditional chinese culture all foreign influences were ridiculed new operas, poems, music, paintings were produced that glorified the revolution and the people of china temples, shrines, works of art and gardens were destroyed. In the opinion of my own parents, the greatest and most enduring legacy of the cultural revolution is political cynicism and materialism before the cultural revolution, chinese believed everything wholeheartedly, both from the state and from othe. The cultural revolution's short-term effects may have been felt mainly in china's cities, but its long-term effects would impact the entire country for decades to come. The cultural revolution is among the worst of these incidents, not only because of the horrific human suffering inflicted but also because so many remnants of that country's great and ancient culture were willfully destroyed.
Fifty years ago, mao zedong unleashed the cultural revolution, a decade-long upheaval that had dramatic, often violent effects across china here is an overview of those tumultuous years. The impact of the cultural revolution tional attainment in china over a 20-year period, for cohorts born between 1945 and 1964 to date, no national sample survey of china has included the informa. The cultural revolution had such a tormented and violent legacy that it still resided in chinese politics during the post-revolution era the cultural revolution was a great political movement that took place in the people's republic of china in 1966.
What emerges from the exhaustive research in this book is an understanding of the cultural revolution less as a coherent ideological movement and more as divide-and-rule political tactics. The great proletarian cultural revolution (文化大革命), initiated by mao zedong as part of china's social and political transformation in 1966, changed the cultural life in the country more than any other event since the assumption of power by the communist party. Hong kong - more than 45 years ago, chairman mao zedong launched the tumultuous great proletarian cultural revolution, which led to the destruction of millions of chinese lives it was a tragedy.
Cultural revolution has produced on permanent income a lasting negative effect the for subjected birth cohorts (1946-1961) since 1990s and this effect was amplified as chinese market economy increasingly evolvedthe mechanism of the impact includes channels of productivity. The cultural revolution itself seems almost impossibly complex, nevermind the far reaching effects it is a long long story so i will break it down very generally here if you want to learn more about it born red: a chronicle of the cultural revolution by gao yuan or mao's last revolution , by roderick macfarquhar and michael schoenhals, are. Societal impacts of the american revolution library of congress freedom of religion was an important issue for the colonists as the anglican church was seen as yet another vehicle of oppression by england. The cultural revolution was a political, social and cultural movement fueled by the cult of mao zedong and instigated by a group of political leaders later known as the 'gang of four.
The cultural revolution destroyed the agricultural cultural that existed for five thousand years and prepared the chinese cultural a void to adapt to the industrial culture that's why china is the most successful country among all transforming economies. Consequences of the cultural revolution although the cultural revolution largely bypassed the vast majority of the people, who lived in rural areas, it had highly serious consequences for the chinese system as a whole.
It's been 50 years since the start of china's cultural revolution, which consumed china in bloodshed, torture and chaos for almost a decade and change the country forever. The cultural revolution's official handbook was the little red book, a pocket-sized collection of quotations from mao that offered a design for red guard life. China's cultural revolution: what was it's impact on chinese society the cultural revolution intended to secure mao's ideology it's implementation changed the focus of education the nature of the cultural revolution led to conflict on the streets.