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Mao's great famine

Author: Frank Dikötter; David Bauckham
Publisher: Rearsby [England] : W.F. Howes : Clipper Audio, ℗2012, ©2010.
Series: Clipper audio
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Between 1958 and 1962, 45 million Chinese people were worked, starved or beaten to death. Mao Zedong threw his country into a frenzy with the Great Leap Forward. It lead to one of the greatest catastrophes the world has ever known. Dikotter's extraordinary research within Chinese archives brings together for the first time what happened in the corridors of power with the everyday experiences of ordinary people. This  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Named Person: Zedong Mao
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Dikötter; David Bauckham
ISBN: 9781407495019 1407495011
OCLC Number: 781855637
Notes: Unabridged.
Clipper Audio: CX1646.
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Performer(s): Read by David Bauckham.
Description: 13 audio discs (CDs) (approximately 15 hr., 15 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Title: Clipper audio
Responsibility: Frank Dikötter.

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Between 1958 and 1962, 45 million Chinese people were worked, starved or beaten to death. Mao Zedong threw his country into a frenzy with the Great Leap Forward. It lead to one of the greatest catastrophes the world has ever known. Dikotter's extraordinary research within Chinese archives brings together for the first time what happened in the corridors of power with the everyday experiences of ordinary people. This groundbreaking account definitively recasts the history of the People's Republic of China.

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