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Chinese Propaganda Posters
Stefan Landsberger, Leiden University, The Netherlands
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This site showcases hundreds of Chinese propaganda posters in Landsberger’s large collection. The posters span five decades—though the majority are from 1970 or later—and represent many facets of Chinese political, social, and economic movements. Posters are organized by theme and time period, with some themes containing two posters and others more than 100. In each section, posters are interspersed with accompanying text written by Landsberger. “After the Attack” presents about 30 posters with little accompanying text while the “Cultural Revolution Campaigns” section is especially rich. The “Iron Women and Foxy Ladies” section is less coherent. Posters are also organized by artist and designer with limited biographical information.

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