Workers march behind red flags in 1959, during the forced collectivisation of Mao Zedong's Great Leap Forward. The ensuing famine is the subject of several recent books. Photo: Xinhua Workers march behind red flags in 1959, during the forced collectivisation of Mao Zedong's Great Leap Forward. The ensuing famine is the subject of several recent books. Photo: Xinhua
Workers march behind red flags in 1959, during the forced collectivisation of Mao Zedong's Great Leap Forward. The ensuing famine is the subject of several recent books. Photo: Xinhua
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Mao Zedong's Great Famine of 1958-62 still blights rural lives

Mao's Great Famine of 1958-62 continues to blight lives in impoverished rural areas, historian says

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Workers march behind red flags in 1959, during the forced collectivisation of Mao Zedong's Great Leap Forward. The ensuing famine is the subject of several recent books. Photo: Xinhua Workers march behind red flags in 1959, during the forced collectivisation of Mao Zedong's Great Leap Forward. The ensuing famine is the subject of several recent books. Photo: Xinhua
Workers march behind red flags in 1959, during the forced collectivisation of Mao Zedong's Great Leap Forward. The ensuing famine is the subject of several recent books. Photo: Xinhua
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