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The Great Leap Forward


In the mid-20th century, Chairman Mao Zedong launched an ambitious plan to revolutionize Chinese agriculture and industry, build up the economy and turn China into a communist utopia. <a href=http://www.missedinhistory.com/blog/missed-in-history-the-great-leap-forward/>Read the show notes here.</a>

Topics in this Podcast: revolutions, Agriculture, communism, China, Mao Zedong, Chinese history, 20th century


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