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  1. News - China - HISTORY

    Mao Zedong set official quota for killing, says historian Frank Dikotter

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 05:40am by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com Mao set 'official quota for killing' During his campaign of terror to eliminate real or imagined opponents of his regime, Mao Zedong set an official killing quota of one per thousand members of the population, although he tolerated up to three per thousand, according to a historian who has published a new assessment of the era. Frank Dikotter, ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book review: The Tragedy of Liberation, by Frank Dikotter

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

    ... Mark O'Neill The Tragedy of Liberation: A History of the Chinese Revolution 1945-1957 by Frank Dikotter Bloomsbury 5 stars Mark O'Neill The Tragedy of Liberation is a meticulous ... five million. The book is the second volume of a trilogy by Frank Dikotter, chair professor of humanities at the University of Hong Kong. The first was 2010's Mao's Great Famine ...

  3. News - World - HISTORY

    Stalin, Churchill broke the ice in heavy-drinking session

    Posted May 25th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... the relatively rich farming class Stalin had vowed to exterminate, he responded "with great frankness" saying that the kulaks had been given land in Siberia, but "'were very unpopular ...

  4. News - China - HISTORY

    'Enemy of the people' historian Song Yongyi gives as good as he gets

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... prefer to ignore," said Frank Dikötter, professor of history at the University of Hong Kong and author of Mao's Great Famine. "Their is no memorial, no museum, no remembrance day ...

  5. News - World - HISTORY

    UK opposed Nuremberg trials, preferring to execute top Nazis

    Posted Oct 27th 2012, 12:00am by The Guardian in London

    ... into disrepute. "Winston had put this forward at Yalta but Roosevelt felt that the Americans would want a trial. Joe supported Roosevelt on the perfectly frank grounds that Russians liked public ...



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