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Origins of the Cultural Revolution Volume III, the Coming of the Cataclysm 1961--1966

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ISBN-10: 0231110839

ISBN-13: 9780231110839

Edition: 1999

Authors: Roderick MacFarquhar

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This volume begins with the great famine of the early 1960s which resulted in tens of millions of deaths, setting in train a series of emergency measures which increasingly divided Mao from his comrades-in-arms.
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Book details

Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 11/23/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 5.55" wide x 8.46" long x 1.56" tall
Weight: 2.002
Language: English

List of Tables
List of Plates
Birth and Death Rates
The Third Bitter Year
The Central Committee's Ninth Plenum
Emergency Measures
A New Course in the Countryside
A Plethora of Plans
Reds and Experts
China's Isolation
False Dawn
The Seven Thousand Cadres Conference
The Changguanlou Incident
Economic Crunch
The Dispute over Collectivization
Resuscitating the United Front
The Curious Case of the 'Three-Family Village'
Class Struggle
Mao Changes the Signals
War in the Himalayas, Crisis in the Caribbean
Mao in Charge
Comparative Dictatorial Roles and Styles
The Socialist Education Movement
The Sino-Soviet Rupture and the Vietnam War
The End of the Yan'an Round Table
Woman Warrior
From Grey Eminence to Red Leader
Mao Stoops to Conquer
The Coming of the Cataclysm
Abbreviations used in the Notes