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Hard facts and half-truths: The new archival history of China's Great Famine

Abstract:

This article reviews two recent monographs on the history of the Great Leap famine. Yang Jisheng's Mubei: Zhongguo liushi niandai da jihuang jishi (Tombstone: A chronicle of the Great Famine in China in the 1960s) was published in Hong Kong in 2008, and an abridged English translation was released in 2012. A monograph on the famine by Frank Dikötter was published in 2010, and a collection of documents on the famine translated by Dikötter's long-term collaborator Zhou Xun was published in 2012...

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Publisher copy:
10.1177/0920203X13485390

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Garnaut, A More by this author
Journal:
China Information
Volume:
27
Issue:
2
Pages:
223-246
Publication date:
2013-07-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1741-590X
ISSN:
0920-203X
URN:
uuid:e7b64491-f3ed-479f-b4a3-9a43a354fe3f
Source identifiers:
415616
Local pid:
pubs:415616

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