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  1. News - China Insider - HISTORY

    Chinese media commentary on Great Leap Forward death toll draws fierce online debate

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 04:29pm by Chris Luo

    ... the number of deaths attributed to the campaign by independent studies, saying that unnatural death did not necessarily mean death by starvation. He added that a rapid drop the population of some ... published outside of mainland China in 2008, has argued that unnatural deaths caused by other factors during the famine were only a fraction of those caused by starvation. He estimated that 36 ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book review: The Thousand Things, by John Spurling

    Posted May 11th 2014, 04:08pm by Susan Ramsay

    ... part of the story he accepts the fate of those obviously suffering from starvation and disease around him. Wang, it seems, abhors change. Three warlords arise to throw off the Mongol invaders. ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book review: The Tragedy of Liberation, by Frank Dikotter

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... into starvation. The next campaigns were against intellectuals and religion, involving denunciations, arrests and deportations. Next came forced collectivisation of land and state monopoly of grain ... Guizhou and Sichuan, there was widespread starvation. Following his mentor Joseph Stalin, Mao constructed a system of labour camps, which housed about two million people, of whom 90 per cent were ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HISTORY

    Book sheds light on Hong Kong's war tribunals

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... under Japanese occupation. In particular, she pointed to the forced displacement programme that removed a million people from the city, and the famine and starvation that preceded it. She found ...



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