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Tombstone : the great Chinese famine, 1958-1962

Author: Jisheng Yang; Edward Friedman; Jian Guo; Stacy Mosher
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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An account of the famine that killed roughly thirty-six million Chinese during the Great Leap Forward examines how the communist ideologies and collectivization campaigns perpetuated by the country's leaders caused the catastrophe.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jisheng Yang; Edward Friedman; Jian Guo; Stacy Mosher
ISBN: 9780374277932 0374277931
OCLC Number: 772608480
Description: xxvi, 629 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / by Edward Friedman and Roderick MacFarquhar --
Translators' note --
A chronology of the great famine --
An everlasting tombstone --
The epicenter of the disaster --
The three red banners : source of the famine --
Hard times in Gansu --
The people's commune : foundation of the totalitarian system --
The communal kitchens --
Hungry ghosts in heaven's pantry --
The ravages of the five winds --
Anxious in Anhui --
The food crisis --
Turnaround in Lushan --
China's population loss in the great leap forward --
The official response to the crisis --
Social stability during the great famine --
The systemic causes of the great famine --
The great famine's impact on Chinese politics --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Other Titles: Mu bei.
Responsibility: Yang Jisheng ; translated from the Chinese by Stacy Mosher and Guo Jian ; edited by Edward Friedman, Guo Jian, and Stacy Mosher ; introduction by Edward Friedman and Roderick MacFarquhar.

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An account of the famine that killed roughly thirty-six million Chinese during the Great Leap Forward examines how the communist ideologies and collectivization campaigns perpetuated by the country's leaders caused the catastrophe.

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