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, China's Great Famine was the worst famine in human history. This title contains primary documents concerning the fate of the Chinese peasantry between 1957 and 1962. It covers everything from collectivization to selective killing and mass murder.