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A harrowing read and one that provides further evidence of the disastrous effects of mixing hubris, ignorance and the instruments of mass control. Read morePublished 1 month ago by STEPHEN P SMITH
Good book, if your looking for an understanding of the suffering Chinese people during the famine of 1959.Published 4 months ago by Pen Name
Most people are familiar with the cultural revolution and the resulting bloodbath, but might not be very familiar with the famines and mass starvation that Mao's regime caused. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Anon
Excellent book. Ideology over sanity. The peasants had to suffer because the ideologues couldn't face reality.Published 10 months ago by Joe Modica
A damning and enlightening book about Mao's horrific, disastrous "Great Leap Forward" in which thirty million died. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Matthew J. Brennan
A story that will hold your interest from page 1, so hard to believe this was a true event that took place without the world knowing what was going on. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Lorraine Grant
This is a very detailed book. The documentation both by interviews and government documents is voluminous. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Bruce Wiggins
I will say that this is not an easy book to read, it is fascinating but has a lot of very dry political rhetoric. Read morePublished on June 28, 2014 by Grandma Barbara