Badges of Chairman Mao Zedong
Analyzes the phenomenon of badges featuring his image, especially their design and manufacture in the early years of the Cultural Revolution.
Time 100: Mao Zedong
Profile, timeline, and movie clip of the Chinese leader.
Wikipedia: Mao Zedong
Mao Zedong was the chairman of the Politburo of the Communist Party of China from 1943 and the chairman of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China from 1945 until his death. Under his leadership, the Chinese Communist Party became the ruling party of Mainland China as the result of its victory over Chinese Nationalists, the KMT, in the Chinese Civil War.