Mao s Great Famine

Winner of the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2011 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, an attempt to catch up with and overtake the Western world in less than fifteen years. 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, giving voice to the dead and disenfranchised. This groundbreaking account definitively recasts the history of the People's Republic of China.

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  • Author : Frank Dikötter
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Pages : 448 pages
  • ISBN : 1408814447
  • Rating : 4/5 from 16 reviews
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Mao's Great Famine

Mao's Great Famine
  • Author : Frank Dikötter
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release : 06 September 2010
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Winner of the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2011 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, an attempt to catch up with and overtake the Western world in less than fifteen years. 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

China in Space

China in Space
  • Author : Brian Harvey
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 08 October 2019
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In 2019, China astonished the world by landing a spacecraft and rover on the far side of the Moon, something never achieved by any country before. China had already become the world’s leading spacefaring nation by rockets launched, sending more into orbit than any other. China is now a great space superpower alongside the United States and Russia, sending men and women into orbit, building a space laboratory (Tiangong) and sending probes to the Moon and asteroids. Roadmap 2050 promises that

The Great Leap Forward

The Great Leap Forward
  • Author : MAO Min
  • Publisher : Mao Min
  • Release : 22 October 2016
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This is Topic 4 of the Selected Topics from the book entitled "The Revival of China". The full book is about the revival of China in the 20th century and the first decade of the 21st century. This topic is about what happened before, during and after the great leap forward. It covers the lash advance, the anti lash-advance and the anti anti-lash-advance before the great leap forward; the process of the great leap forward and the great famine caused by

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A Great Leap Forward
  • Author : Randall Wray
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 17 January 2020
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A Great Leap Forward: Heterodox Economic Policy for the 21st Century investigates economic policy from a heterodox and progressive perspective. Author Randall Wray uses relatively short chapters arranged around several macroeconomic policy themes to present an integrated survey of progressive policy on topics of interest today that are likely to remain topics of interest for many years. Rejects neoclassical orthodoxy as the appropriate tool for understanding 21st century economic and social life Considers subjects such as innovation and technological progress

The Origins Of The Great Leap Forward

The Origins Of The Great Leap Forward
  • Author : Jean-luc Domenach,Mark Selden
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 26 June 2019
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The first major study of the Great Leap Forward, this seminal volume has now been translated into English for a wider audience. Like no other work, it suggests compelling political and social answers to questions that have long plagued scholars: How could a party with such a successful rural base launch a movement so divorced from reality– especially in the countryside? Why was the movement pressed to the point of social chaos and economic collapse, giving rise to arguably the

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China's Road to Disaster
  • Author : Frederick C. Teiwes,Warren Sun
  • Publisher : M.E. Sharpe
  • Release : 14 December 1998
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This text analyzes the dramatic shifts in Chinese Communist Party economic policy during the mid to late 1950s which eventually resulted in 30 to 45 million deaths through starvation as a result of the failed policies of the Great Leap Forward. Teiwes examines both the substance and the process of economic policy-making in that period, explaining how the rational policies of opposing rash advance in 1956-57 gave way to the fanciful policies of the Great Leap, and assessing responsibility for the failure

Heroes of China's Great Leap Forward

Heroes of China's Great Leap Forward
  • Author : Richard King
  • Publisher : University of Hawaii Press
  • Release : 10 May 2010
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Heroes of China’s Great Leap Forward presents contrasting narratives of the most ambitious and disastrous mass movement in modern Chinese history. The objective of the Great Leap, when it was launched in the late 1950s, was to catapult China into the ranks of the great military and industrial powers with no assistance from the outside world; it resulted in a famine that killed tens of millions of the nation’s peasants. Li Zhun’s "A Brief Biography of Li

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A Great Leap Forward
  • Author : Alexander J. Field
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 26 April 2011
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This bold re-examination of the history of U.S. economic growth is built around a novel claim, that productive capacity grew dramatically across the Depression years (1929-1941) and that this advance provided the foundation for the economic and military success of the United States during the Second World War as well as for the golden age (1948-1973) that followed.Alexander J. Field takes a fresh look at growth data and concludes that, behind a backdrop of double-digit unemployment, the 1930s

The Great Famine in China, 1958-1962

The Great Famine in China, 1958-1962
  • Author : Xun Zhou
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 10 July 2012
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Drawing on previously closed archives that have since been made inaccessible again, this volume contains the most crucial primary documents concerning the fate of the Chinese peasantry between 1957 and 1962, covering everything from cannibalism and selective killing to mass murder.

Created in China

Created in China
  • Author : Michael Keane
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 30 October 2007
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This book examines China’s creative economy—and how television, animation, advertising, design, publishing and digital games are reshaping traditional understanding of culture. Since the 1950s China has endeavoured to catch-up with advanced Western economies. ‘Made in China’ is one approach to global competitiveness. But a focus on manufacturing and productivity is impeding innovation. China imports creativity and worries about its ‘cultural exports deficit’. In the cultural sector Chinese audiences are attracted to Korean, Taiwanese, and Japanese culture, as well

Eating Bitterness

Eating Bitterness
  • Author : Kimberley Ens Manning,Felix Wemheuer
  • Publisher : UBC Press
  • Release : 01 January 2011
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When the Chinese Communist Party came to power in 1949, Mao Zedong declared that "not even one person shall die of hunger." Yet some 30 million peasants died of starvation and exhaustion during the Great Leap Forward. Eating Bitterness reveals how men and women in rural and urban settings, from the provincial level to the grassroots, experienced the changes brought on by the party leaders' attempts to modernize China. This landmark volume lifts the curtain of party propaganda to expose the suffering

The Cultural Revolution

The Cultural Revolution
  • Author : Charles River Charles River Editors
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release : 23 July 2016
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*Includes pictures *Includes Mao's quotes and accounts from Chinese living through it *Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading *Includes a table of contents "A revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay, or painting a picture, or doing embroidery. It cannot be so refined, so leisurely and gentle, so temperate, kind, courteous, restrained and magnanimous. A revolution is an insurrection, an act of violence by which one class overthrows another." - Mao "[The Cultural Revolution