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March 1, 2013

The Mao Mango Cult of 1968 and the Rise of China’s Working Class

“What is a ‘mango’?” she remembers thinking.
“Nobody knew. Few had even heard the word, let alone seen one. Knowledgeable people said it was a fruit of extreme rarity, like Mushrooms of Immortality. It must be very delicious.” Collector's Weekly

Posted by gerardvanderleun at March 1, 2013 9:33 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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