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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

Label
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
Creator
Contributor
Subject
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
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1940-
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Yang, Jisheng
Dewey number
363.80951/09046
Illustrations
charts
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1937-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Friedman, Edward
  • Guo, Jian
  • Mosher, Stacy
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  • Famines
  • Food supply
  • China
  • China
  • China
  • China
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
Instantiates
Publication
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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xxvi, 629 p.
Isbn
9780374277932
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011052459
System control number
  • ocn772608480
  • (OCoLC)772608480
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
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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xxvi, 629 p.
Isbn
9780374277932
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011052459
System control number
  • ocn772608480
  • (OCoLC)772608480

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