Peoples Trilogy 3 Books Collection Set By Frank Dikötter (Mao's Great Famine, Tragedy of Liberation)
Mao's Great Famine:
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.
The Tragedy of Liberation:
In 1949 Mao Zedong hoisted the red flag over Beijing's Forbidden City. Instead of liberating the country, the communists destroyed the old order and replaced it with a repressive system that would dominate every aspect of Chinese life.
The Cultural Revolution:
After the economic disaster of the Great Leap Forward that claimed tens of millions of lives between 1958 and 1962, an ageing Mao launched an ambitious scheme to shore up his reputation and eliminate those he viewed as a threat to his legacy
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Peoples Trilogy 3 Books Collection Set By Frank Dikötter (Mao's Great Famine, The Tragedy of Liberation, The Cultural Revolution)