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BIB ID#1605590
Call# 363.8095 Y

Tombstone : the great Chinese famine, 1958-1962

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New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012.
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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 -- Thepeople'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.

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