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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
ISBN:978-1-912281-38-1
Publication Date:Jul 2017
Publisher:Macat International Limited
Book Format:Digital (delivered electronically)
List Price:USD $9.00
Book Description:

The power of Frank Dikötter'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 Dikötter to turn years of researching in obscure Chinese archives into a compelling narrative of disaster, and above all to link two subjects that had...
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