The Great Leap Forward
The Great Leap Forward of the People's Republic of China (PRC) was an economic and social campaign of the Communist Party of China (CPC), reflected in planning decisions from 1958 to 1961, which aimed to use China's vast population to rapidly transform the country from an agrarian economy into a modern communist society through the process of rapid industrialization and collectivization. Mao Zedong led the campaign based on the Theory of Productive Forces, and intensified it after being informed of the impending disaster from grain shortages.
In the end of the Great Leap Forward about tens of millions people died of starvation.
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To see some of the posters used to support or motivate the people to join the Great Leap forward and the Cultural Revolution.