Justin's Reviews > Mao's Great Famine: The History of China's Most Devastating Catastrophe, 1958-1962

Mao's Great Famine by Frank Dikötter
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May 31, 12

The author does a good job in trying to piece together the actual scale of destruction that was caused by Mao's Great Leap Forward. It may be a bit too heavy on the statistics for some people, but for the most part it is fairly readable.

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