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A Quantitative Description of the Henan Famine of 1942

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The Henan famine of 1942 occurred during the middle of the Sino-Japanese war, in a province that was divided between Japanese, Nationalist and Communist political control. Partly due to this wartime context, existing accounts of the famine rely almost exclusively on eyewitness reports. This paper presents a range of statistical sources on the famine, including weather records, contemporary economic surveys and population censuses. These statistical sources allow similarities to be drawn betwe...

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10.1017/S0026749X13000103

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University of Oxford
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Oxford
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MODERN ASIAN STUDIES More from this journal
Volume:
47
Issue:
6
Pages:
2007-2045
Publication date:
2013-11-01
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EISSN:
1469-8099
ISSN:
0026-749X
Language:
English
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pubs:420796
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pubs:420796
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420796
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2013-11-16

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