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Killing wind : a chinese county's descent into madness during the cultural revolution; trans. by stac.

Author: Hecheng Tan
Publisher: NEW YORK : OXFORD University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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In The Killing Wind, Tan recounts how over the course of 66 days in 1967, over 9,000 Chinese "class enemies" were massacred in the Daoxian.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hecheng Tan
ISBN: 0190622520 9780190622527
OCLC Number: 992711817
Contents: Map Blood Awakening Deconstructing the Mythos of Mao Zedong's Peasant RevolutionTranslator's Note Chronology of the Cultural Revolution Killings in Daoxian Introduction Part One: The Origin of the Massacre Chapter 1: The River of Death Chapter 2: My Destiny with Daoxian Chapter 3: Daoxian on the Eve of the Massacre Chapter 4: The Random Killings Begin Part Two: Assembling the Machinery of Slaughter Chapter 5: The Killing Wind Spreads through Administrative Lines Chapter 6: Qingtang District and the Rise of the Peasant Supreme Courts Chapter 7: The Red Alliance Role in the Killing Wind Part Three: Chetou and Shangguan Districts - Murder as Spectacle Chapter 8: Chetou District's Model Killings Chapter 9: Shangguan District - In the Eye of the Storm Chapter 10: Other Communes in Shangguan District Part Four: Gongba District, the County's Top Killer Chapter 11: A Dubious Honor Chapter 12: The Killings at Daoxian's Deadliest Commune Chapter 13: Some Who Got Away Chapter 14: Death before Marriage Chapter 15: High-level Participation in Qingxi District Chapter 16: When the Pebble Rises from the Water Part Six: Xianglinpu District's Militia Push Chapter 17: The Shangdu Militia HeadquartersChapter 18: Even Heaven WeptChapter 19: Two Classic Cases Chapter 20: The Banality of Evil Part Seven: Deadly Politics Chapter 21: A Little Education Is a Dangerous Thing Chapter 22: The Price of Truth Chapter 23: The Scapegoated Landlord Class Part Eight: The Killers Chapter 24: Beyond the Pale Chapter 25: Brainwashed Part Nine: The Outliers Chapter 26: The Anomalous Xianzijiao District Chapter 27: The Zhenggangtou Phenomenon Chapter 28: The Miracle of Life Chapter 29: The Story of an Execution Ground Survivor Part Ten: The Crackdown Chapter 30: The 6950 Unit Arrives in DaoxianChapter 31: No Regrets Chapter 32: The Petitioners Chapter 33: Change of Plans Chapter 34: Killings in the Counties and Cities Surrounding Daoxian Part Eleven: The End of the Killing Wind Chapter 35: Huang Yida and the Fall of the Red Alliance Chapter 36: Reversals Afterword: Living for Truth Appendix I: Basic Statistics on the Victims of the Daoxian Cultural Revolution Killings Appendix II: Official Culpability in Daoxian's Killing Wind

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The author's documentation of the recollections culminates in a powerful chapter of interviews with surviving perpetrators many years later, who carry little to no remorse for the crimes. * A. Cho, Read more...

 
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