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The Great Famine in China, 1958-1962: A Documentary History

Xun Zhou - History - 2012 - 256 pages
Beginning soon after the implementation of the policies of the Great Leap Forward of 1958-1961, when the drive to collectivize and industrialize undermined the livelihoods of ...
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Deng Xiaoping: The Man who Made Modern China

Michael Dillon - Biography & Autobiography - 2014 - 352 pages
Deng Xiaoping has generally been given the credit for the reforms of the late 1970s that put China on the path to spectacular economic growth and development, a process that ...
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Mao Zedong and China in the Twentieth-Century World: A Concise History

Rebecca E. Karl - History - 2010 - 216 pages
Throughout this lively and concise historical account of Mao Zedong’s life and thought, Rebecca E. Karl places the revolutionary leader’s personal experiences, social visions ...
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Historical Dictionary of the Chinese Communist Party

Lawrence R. Sullivan - History - 2011 - 400 pages
The Chinese Communist Party, as the political leader of the world's largest country and second largest economy, plays an undeniably important role in global politics. Founded ...
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Mao's Great Famine: The History of China's Most Devastating Catastrophe ...

Frank Dikötter - History - 2010 - 448 pages
"Between 1958 and 1962, China descended into hell. Mao Zedong threw his country into a frenzy with the Great Leap Forward, an attempt to catch up to and overtake Britain in ...
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Hungry Ghosts: Mao’s Secret Famine

Jasper Becker - History - 2013 - 282 pages
In the 1950s and early 1960s, the Chinese people suffered what may have been the worst famine in history. Over thirty million perished in a grain shortage brought on not by ...
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China's Road to Disaster: Mao, Central Politicians, and Provincial Leaders ...

Frederick C. Teiwes, Warren Sun - History - 1998
This book boldly challenges existing analyses of the dramatic shifts in Chinese Communist Party economic policy during the mid to late 1950s which eventually resulted in 30 to ...
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Mao's Crusade : Politics and Policy Implementation in China's Great Leap ...

Alfred L. Chan - 2001 - 334 pages
During 1957 and 1958 Mao was seized by a vision that the Chinese economy could develop rapidly in leaps and bounds by relying on intuition and mass spontaneity. As a ...
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Calamity and Reform in China: State, Rural Society, and Institutional Change ...

Dali L. Yang - History - 1998 - 351 pages
This is the first book-length treatment of the political causes and consequences of the Great Leap Famine (1959-61), one of the worst tragedies in human history.
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