Representations of Ethnic
Minorities in Chinese Propaganda Posters, 1957-1983

By Li Yu
Introduction | Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4
Conclusion | Bibliography | Poster Sources

Published by the MCLC Resource Center, Copyright 2000.

Poster Sources:

*Note: This web page is launched on June 2, 2000, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for Professor Kirk Denton’s seminar on “Chinese Popular Culture” at the Ohio State University (Spring Quarter 2000). The author, Li Yu, can be reached at Do not cite without the permission of the author.

All of the posters used in this paper come from the following sources: (Please contact them if you need any of the posters.)

Plates 3, 6, 7, 14:
Gu, Zhenqing. “Gu Zhenqing’s Collection of Propaganda Paintings.” Magazine. Volume 2, Issue 5.

Plates 9, 16, 17:
Landsberger, Stefan. 1995. Chinese Propaganda Posters: From Revolution to Modernization. Amsterdam; Singapore: The Pepin Press.

Plates 4, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13 and the title page plate:
Landsberger, Stefan. “Stefan Landsberger’s Chinese Propaganda Poster Pages.”

Plate 1:
Minick, Scott and Jiao, Ping. 1990. Chinese Graphic Design in the Twentieth Century (with 285 illustrations, 150 in color). London: Thames and Hudson.

Plates 2, 5, 15:
The Huntington Archives. “On-line exhibition of Picturing Power: Posters of the Cultural Revolution.”