Mao's Great Famine: The History of China's Most Devastating Catastrophe, 1958-1962

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""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 with and overtake Britain in less than fifteen years. The experiment ended in the greatest catastrophe the country had ever known, destroying tens of millions of lives." So opens Frank Dikotter's astonishing, riveting, magnificently detailed chronicle of an era in Chinese history much speculated about but never before fully documented because access to Communist Party archives ...

Mao's Great Famine: The History of China's Most Devastating Catastrophe, 1958-1962 2011, Walker & Company, New York

ISBN-13: 9780802779236

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Mao's Great Famine: The History of China's Most Devastating Catastrophe, 1958-1962 2010, Walker & Company, New York

ISBN-13: 9780802777683

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