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Little red book with quotations of Mao.
Often the red books came in small editions so the Chinese people could easily carry it in a pocket to take it with them. So The Red Book was often called The Little Red Book.
The first edition of The Red Book appeared in 1964. In the book there are quotations of Mao Zedong. There were put together by Lin Biao. Lin Biao was a general under Mao’s rule and one of his most trusted friends.
During The Cultural Revolution they printed about 5-6 billion copies of this book. Making it the worlds second most printed book, the Bible being first. In The Cultural Revolution everybody in China was obligated to have and study The Little Red Book.
In 1966 they distributed the Red Book internationally in different languages.
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These works of Stalin are his thoughts and political ideas written down based on the works of Karl Marx and his friend Lenin (Marxism, Lenism) in order to mobilise the Russian people for his political program.
In the DDR the communistic ruling party, the SED, wanted these works to be translated and published for the German people in 1950. Resulting in the 13 editions of the Stalin Werke. Originally there were 15 parts but after the death of Stalin an because of the rejected Stalin ideology by Khrushchev the 14th. and 15th. edition of the works were put on hold. These last 2 books were eventually published in1976.