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Bibliography on Contemporary China Studies: Famine

17 References, July 3, 2006

Famine (During History, During Great Leap Forward)

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Ashton, B. / Hill, K. / Piazza, A. / Zeitz, R. (1984): Famine in China, 1958-61. In: Population and Development Review, Vol. 10, No. 4, 613-645

Becker, Jasper (1996): Hungry ghosts. Mao's secret famine. New York, NY (Henry Holt and Company)

Bernstein,Thomas P. (1984): Stalinism, famine, and Chinese peasants - Grain procurement during the Great Leap Forward. In: Theory and Society, Vol. 13, No. 3, 339-377

Bo, Yibo (1993): Retrospective of several big decisions and incidents. Beijing (Central Party School)

Chan, Alfred L. (1992): The campaign for agricultural development in the Great Leap Forward: A study of policy-making and implementation in Liaoning. In: China Quarterly, March

Chang, G. H. / Wen, G. J. (1997): Communal dining and the Chinese famine of 1958-1961. In: Journal of Economic Development and Cultural Change, Vol. 46, 1-34

Chang, Jung (1991): Wild swans. Three daughters of China. New York, et al. (Touchstone Books)

Chu, C.Y. / Lee, Ronald D. (1994): Famine, revolt, and the dynastic cycle: Population dynamics in historic China. In: Journal of Population Economics, Vol. 7, No. 4, 351-378

Das Gupta, Monica / Lee, Shuzhuo (1997): Gender bias and the "marriage squeeze" in China, South Korea and India, 1920-1990: The effects of war, famine, and fertility decline. Cambridge, MA (Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard University), Working Paper Series, No. 97.05

Kane, Penny (1988): Famine in China, 1959-61: Demographic and social implications. New York, NY (St. Martin's Press)

National Intelligence Council (2004): Tracking the dragon. A collection of more than seventy declassified National Intelligence Estimates covering the Mao era (1948-1976) in China. U.S. Government Printing Office (S/N: 041-015-00239-2)

Paarlberg, Robert L. (1996): Rice bowls and dust bowls: Africa, not China, faces a food crisis. In: Foreign Affairs, May / June, 1996

Seitz, Konrad (2000): China. Eine Weltmacht kehrt zurück. Berlin (Siedler Verlag)

Smil, Vaclav (1999): China's great famine: 40 years later. In: British Medical Journal, Vol. 319, No. 7225, 1619-1621

Spence, Jonathan D. (1999): The Search for Modern China. 2nd Edition. New York, NY (W. W. Norton)

Xizhe, Peng (1987): Demographic Consequences of the Great Leap Forward in China's Provinces. In: Population and Development Review, Vol. 13, No. 4, 639-670

Yang, Dali L. (1996): Calamity and reform in China. State, rural society, and institutional change since the Great Leap famine. Stanford, CA (Stanford University Press)

Yi, Zheng (1996): Scarlet memorial: Tales of canibalism in modern China. Boulder, CO (Westview Press)

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