Roderick MacFarquhar
University of New England (United States)
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#1Jisheng YangH-Index: 1
#2Stacy MosherH-Index: 2
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Yang Jisheng's Tombstone is the book that broke the silence on of one of history's most terrible crimes. More people died in Mao's Great Famine than in the entire First World War, yet this story has remained largely untold, until now. Still banned in China, Tombstone draws on the author's privileged access to official and unofficial sources to uncover the full human cost of the tragedy, and create an unprecedented work of historical reckoning. "A book of great importance". (Jung Chang, author of...
The establishment and consolidation of the new regime, 1949-57 Frederick C. Teiwes; 2. The Great Leap Forward and the split in Yan'an leadership, 1958-65 Kenneth Leiberthal ; 3. The Chinese state in crisis, 1966-9 Harry Harding; 4. The succession to Mao and the end of Maoism, 1969-82 Roderick MacFarquhar; 5. The road to Tiananmen: Chinese politics in the 1980s Richard Baum; 6. Reaction, resurgence, and succession: Chinese politics since Tiananmen Joseph Fewsmith; 7. Dilemmas of globalization and...