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The Resource Tombstone : the great Chinese famine, 1958-1962, 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

Tombstone : the great Chinese famine, 1958-1962, 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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Tombstone : the great Chinese famine, 1958-1962
Title
Tombstone
Title remainder
the great Chinese famine, 1958-1962
Statement of 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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Genre
Language
  • eng
  • chi
  • eng
Summary
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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Summary
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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10151553
Cataloging source
DLC
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1940-
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Yang, Jisheng
Dewey number
951.05
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1937-
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  • Guo, Jian
  • Friedman, Edward
  • Mosher, Stacy
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True
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  • Famines
  • Food supply
  • China
  • China
  • China
  • China
Target audience
adult
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the great Chinese famine, 1958-1962
Label
Tombstone : the great Chinese famine, 1958-1962, 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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Publication
Note
Edited and condensced at time of translation. Original Chinese version published as Mu bei in 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Control code
000048451867
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xxvi, 629 p.
Isbn
9780374277932
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Tombstone : the great Chinese famine, 1958-1962, 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
Publication
Note
Edited and condensced at time of translation. Original Chinese version published as Mu bei in 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Control code
000048451867
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xxvi, 629 p.
Isbn
9780374277932
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill.

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