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Frank Dikotter - Author


Frank Dikotter is Chair Professor of Humanities at the University of Hong Kong and Professor of the Modern History of China at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He is a key proponent of studying the history of China in global perspective, and has published a series of innovative books, from his classic The Discourse of Race in Modern China (Univ. Stanford Press 1992) to the controversial Narcotic Culture: A History of Drugs in China (Univ. Chicago Press 2004). He lives in Hong Kong.

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Mao's Great Famine The History of China's Most Devastating Catastrophe, 1958-62 by Frank Dikotter
Mao's Great Famine The History of China's Most Devastating Catastrophe, 1958-62
Frank Dikotter
Winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2011. Presents the history of China's Great Famine that recasts the era of Mao Zedong and the history of the People's Republic of China.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/1970

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