Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Books in Chinese Propaganda Posters: Objects of Veneration, Subjects of Destruction

Books in Chinese Propaganda Posters: Objects of Veneration, Subjects of Destruction Books in Chinese Propaganda Posters: Objects of Veneration, Subjects of Destruction. "...Through all of its long history, the Chinese political system used the arts to propagate correct behaviour and thought. Literature, poetry, painting, stage plays, songs and other artistic expressions were produced to entertain, but they also were given an important didactic function: they had to educate the people in what was considered right and wrong at any time. As long as the State provided examples of correct behaviour, this automatically would make the people believe what was considered proper to believe.