Hungry Ghosts: China's Secret Famine

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In 1984 American demographers calculated that at least 30 million people had starved to death in China between 1958 and 1962. This text aims to unravel the story behind these statistics and to describe how Mao Zedong created a man-made famine.;Mao's Great Leap Forward was the greatest example of Utopian engineering ever attempted. He tried to abolish money and property, and create the first Communist paradise on Earth. Instead, even in the richest regions, peasants died in their millions while the rest became gaunt ...

Hungry Ghosts: China's Secret Famine 1997, John Murray Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780719554407

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Hungry Ghosts: China's Secret Famine 1996, John Murray Publishers Ltd, London

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