The Great Famine in China, 1958-1962

A Documentary History
Author(s): 
Zhou, Xun
ISBN: 
9780300175189
Date published: 
July 2012
Hardback
Price: 
£35.00

Beginning soon after the implementation of the policies of the Great Leap Forward of 1958-1961, when the drive to collectivize and industrialize undermined the livelihoods of the vast majority of peasant workers, China's Great Famine was the worst famine in history.