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Sun, 29 Apr 2018 14:00:13 +0000
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bedcover
communism
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revolution
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<img width="640" height="844" src="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/330559_fce7627061309f0c_b-700x923.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="Image features: Bright green synthetic silk quilt cover with a monochrome damask design of a large torch resting on a mountain that represents Yan&#039;an, the northern Shaanxi province town where Mao Zedong and followers regrouped at the end of the Long March. To the right of the torch are two blossoms (possibly hibiscus). The torch motif alternates with mountains topped by the Yan&#039;an pagoda radiating a halo of light. Please scroll down to read the blog post about this object." style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" srcset="https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/330559_fce7627061309f0c_b-700x923.jpg 700w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/330559_fce7627061309f0c_b-228x300.jpg 228w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/330559_fce7627061309f0c_b-170x224.jpg 170w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/330559_fce7627061309f0c_b.jpg 777w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" data-attachment-id="29631" data-permalink="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/2018/04/29/the-long-march/330559_fce7627061309f0c_b/" data-orig-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/330559_fce7627061309f0c_b.jpg" data-orig-size="777,1024" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{&quot;aperture&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;credit&quot;:&quot;Matt Flynn&quot;,&quot;camera&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;caption&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;created_timestamp&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;copyright&quot;:&quot;Image may not be reproduced without authorization from the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum&quot;,&quot;focal_length&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;iso&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;shutter_speed&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;title&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;orientation&quot;:&quot;0&quot;}" data-image-title="330559_fce7627061309f0c_b" data-image-description="" data-medium-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/330559_fce7627061309f0c_b-228x300.jpg" data-large-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/330559_fce7627061309f0c_b-700x923.jpg" />In 1934, after seven years of civil war between China’s Nationalist and Communist parties, the latter was nearing defeat. Nationalist forces had repeatedly encircled Communist headquarters, and the recently elected Mao Zedong had been removed from his position as chairman. Under new leadership, the waning Communist army broke through its enemy’s fortifications in secret. Thus...
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