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Mao's Great Famine

The History of China's Most Devestating Catastrophe 1958-62

Mao's Great Famine( )
Author: Givens, John Wagner
Series title:The Macat Library
Publication Date:Aug 2017
Publisher:Macat International Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $8.95
Book Description:

The power of Frank Dik#65533;tter's ground-breaking work on the disaster that followed China's attempted 'Great Leap Forward' lies not in the detail of his evidence (though that shows that Mao's fumbled attempt at rapid industrialization probably cost 45 million Chinese lives). It stems from the exceptional reasoning skills that allowed Dik#65533;tter to turn years of researching in obscure Chinese archives into a compelling narrative of disaster, and above all to link two subjects...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Asia / China
Education / Educational Psychology
Biography & Autobiography / Political
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.25 x 7.75 Inches
Book Weight:0.2 Pounds

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