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

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

Label
Mao's great famine : the history of China's most devastating catastrophe, 1958-1962
Title
Mao's great famine
Title remainder
the history of China's most devastating catastrophe, 1958-1962
Statement of responsibility
Frank Dikötter
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This title provides an unprecedented, groundbreaking history of China's Great Leap Forward that recasts the era of Mao Zedong and the history of the People's Republic of China
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dikötter, Frank
Dewey number
951.055
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HC430.F3
LC item number
D55 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mao, Zedong
  • Famines
  • Food supply
  • Mass casualties
  • China
  • China
  • China
  • China
  • Mao, Zedong
  • Economic policy
  • Famines
  • Food supply
  • Politics and government
  • Social conditions
  • China
Label
Mao's great famine : the history of China's most devastating catastrophe, 1958-1962, Frank Dikötter
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-404) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn957184568
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
Paperback edition.
Extent
xxiii, 420 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781408886366
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Label
Mao's great famine : the history of China's most devastating catastrophe, 1958-1962, Frank Dikötter
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-404) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn957184568
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
Paperback edition.
Extent
xxiii, 420 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781408886366
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map

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