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Feature - China 1958 : The Great Leap Forward
Henri Cartier-Bresson
Mao had toured China and concluded that the Chinese people
were capable of anything and the two primary tasks that he felt
they should target was industry and agriculture. Mao announced
a second Five Year Plan to last from 1958 to 1963. This plan
was called the Great Leap Forward. The Great Leap Forward
planned to develop agriculture and industry. Mao believed that
both had to grow to allow the other to grow. Industry could only
prosper if the work force was well fed, while the agricultural
workers needed industry to produce the modern tools needed
for modernisation. To allow for this, China was...

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CHINA. Shanghai. 1958.
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CHINA. The "Great Leap Forward". 1958. Building the Ming Tombs...
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CHINA. Sichuan. Chongqing. 1958. On docks, men unload the barges...
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CHINA. The "Great Leap Forward". 1958. Commune of Shiu Shin (310.000...
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CHINA. The "Great Leap Forward". Beijing. 1958. Agricultural...
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CHINA. The "Great Leap Forward". Beijing. 1958.
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CHINA. Sin Kiang. Sian. 1958. As an after-school hours project,...
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CHINA. The "Great Leap Forward". Beijing. 1958.
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CHINA. Sinkiang Province. Urumchi. 1958. This Han majority Young...
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CHINA. The "Great Leap Forward". Beijing. 1958.
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CHINA. Beijing. 1958. A unit of the People's Militia awaits their...
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CHINA. Beijing. 1958.
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CHINA. The "Great Leap Forward". Beijing. 1958. At ease beside...
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CHINA. Beijing. The "Great Leap Forward". 1958. The extermination...
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