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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
Genre
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
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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
Tone
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10151553
Cataloging source
DLC
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1940-
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Yang, Jisheng
Dewey number
363.80951/09046
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HC430.F3
LC item number
Y36513 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1937-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Friedman, Edward
  • Guo, Jian
  • Mosher, Stacy
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True
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  • Famines
  • Food supply
  • China
  • China
  • China
  • China
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • China
  • Social conditions
  • Population
  • Politics and government
  • Food supply
  • Famines
  • Economic history
  • Großer Sprung nach vorn
  • Hungersnot
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the great Chinese famine, 1958-1962
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 (pages 577-609) 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
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 -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocn772608480
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xxvi, 629 pages
Isbn
9780374277932
Lccn
2011052459
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(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 (pages 577-609) 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
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 -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocn772608480
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xxvi, 629 pages
Isbn
9780374277932
Lccn
2011052459
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)772608480

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