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Catastrophe and Contention in Rural China

Ralph Thaxton

Catastrophe and Contention in Rural China

by Ralph Thaxton

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Published in Cambridge Univ Press .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL22861720M
ISBN 109780521722308


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"Catastrophe and Contention in Rural China offers an all-too-rare picture of what it was like for peasants to survive the Great Famine caused by the Great Leap. Thaxton's volume is an iconic and deeply arresting account of mass starvation, trauma and suffering, but also of endurance and by: Catastrophe and Contention in Rural China book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This book documents how China's rural peop /5. Edward Friedman, University of Wisconsin "Catastrophe and Contention in Rural China offers an all-too-rare picture of what it was like for peasants to survive the Great Famine caused by the Great Leap.

Thaxton's volume is an iconic and deeply arresting account of mass starvation, trauma and suffering, but also of endurance and resistance/5(15).

Catastrophe and Contention in Rural China: Mao's Great Leap Forward Famine and the Origins of Righteous Resistance in Da Fo Village (Cambridge Studies in Contentious Politics) - Kindle edition by Thaxton Jr., Ralph A.

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Ralph A. Thaxton, Jr., sheds new light on how China's socialist rulers drove rural dwellers to hunger and starvation, on how powerless villagers formed resistance to the corruption and coercion of collectivization, and on how their hidden and 4/5(2).

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Thaxton Jr. This book documents how China's rural people remember the great famine of Maoist rule, which proved to be the worst famine in modern world history.

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By Ralph A. Thaxton Jr. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. $ (paper). It might seem in bad taste to describe the study of one of human history's worst catastrophes as a labor of love.