Audiobook- Mao’s great famine Introduction
Oct 31st, 2020 by ACU Podcast
Mao's Great Famine
AUTHOR: Frank Dikötter NARRATOR: David Bauckham
This excerpt serves as an introduction to this fine book. Purchase the book at your favorite book store or on Audible. Highly recommended by ACU.
Audiobook- Mao's great famine Introduction, chapter 35 -Violence and chapter 37- Cannibalism
Between 1958 and 1962, 45 million Chinese people were worked, starved or beaten to death. Mao Zedong threw his country into a frenzy with the Great Leap Forward. It lead to one of the greatest catastrophes the world has ever known. Dikotter's extraordinary research within Chinese archives brings together for the first time what happened in the corridors of power with the everyday experiences of ordinary people. This groundbreaking account definitively recasts the history of the People's Republic of China.