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Author Dikötter, Frank

Title Mao's great famine : the history of China's most devastating catastrophe, 1958-1962 / Frank Dikötter

Publ Info New York : Walker & Co., 2010
Edition First U.S. edition
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 Bryant Main Stacks  HC430.F3 D55 2010    AVAILABLE
 CCRI-Lincoln  HC430 .F3 D55 2010    AVAILABLE
 PC  HC430.F3 D55 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HC430.F3 D55 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  HC430.F3 D55 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  HC430.F3 D55 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xxi, 420 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
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unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Two rivals -- The bidding starts -- Purging the ranks -- Bugle call -- Launching sputniks -- Let the shelling begin -- The people's communes -- Steel fever -- Warning signs -- Shopping spree -- Dizzy with success -- The end of truth -- Repression -- The Sino-Soviet rift -- Capitalist grain -- Finding a way out -- Agriculture -- Industry -- Trade -- Housing -- Nature -- Feasting through famine -- Wheeling and dealing -- On the sly -- 'Dear Chairman Mao' -- Robbers and rebels -- Exodus -- Children -- Women -- The elderly -- Accidents -- Disease -- The gulag -- Violence -- Sites of horror -- Cannibalism -- The final tally
LC subject Famines -- China
Food supply -- China
China -- Economic policy -- 1949-1976
ISBN 9780802777683
0802777686