Great Leap Forward

What is "The Great Leap Forward" in a nutshell?

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The "Great Leap Forward" was an unsuccessful attempt made under Mao Zedong to accelerate the process of industrialization and improve China's agricultural production by reorganizing the population. As a result, the people were gathered into large rural collectives, in which, labor-intensive industrial methods were implemented.

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