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A Great Leap Forward

A Great Leap Forward
  • Author : Randall Wray
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 17 January 2020
  • ISBN : 0128193808
  • Pages : 204 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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A Great Leap Forward: Heterodox Economic Policy for the 21st Century investigates economic policy from a heterodox and progressive perspective. Author Randall Wray uses relatively short chapters arranged around several macroeconomic policy themes to present an integrated survey of progressive policy on topics of interest today that are likely to remain topics of interest for many years. Rejects neoclassical orthodoxy as the appropriate tool for understanding 21st century economic and social life Considers subjects such as innovation and technological progress Explores public institutions, global trade, and financial regulation


A Great Leap Forward

A Great Leap Forward
  • Author : Randall Wray
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 14 January 2020
GET THIS BOOKA Great Leap Forward

A Great Leap Forward: Heterodox Economic Policy for the 21st Century investigates economic policy from a heterodox and progressive perspective. Author Randall Wray uses relatively short chapters arranged around several macroeconomic policy themes to present an integrated survey of progressive policy on topics of interest today that are likely to remain topics of interest for many years. Rejects neoclassical orthodoxy as the appropriate tool for understanding 21st century economic and social life Considers subjects such as innovation and technological progress


A Great Leap Forward

A Great Leap Forward
  • Author : Alexander J. Field
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 26 April 2011
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This bold re-examination of the history of U.S. economic growth is built around a novel claim, that productive capacity grew dramatically across the Depression years (1929-1941) and that this advance provided the foundation for the economic and military success of the United States during the Second World War as well as for the golden age (1948-1973) that followed.Alexander J. Field takes a fresh look at growth data and concludes that, behind a backdrop of double-digit unemployment, the 1930s


Eating Bitterness

Eating Bitterness
  • Author : Kimberley Ens Manning,Felix Wemheuer
  • Publisher : UBC Press
  • Release : 01 January 2011
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When the Chinese Communist Party came to power in 1949, Mao Zedong declared that "not even one person shall die of hunger." Yet some 30 million peasants died of starvation and exhaustion during the Great Leap Forward. Eating Bitterness reveals how men and women in rural and urban settings, from the provincial level to the grassroots, experienced the changes brought on by the party leaders' attempts to modernize China. This landmark volume lifts the curtain of party propaganda to expose the suffering


Great Leap Forward

Great Leap Forward
  • Author : Chuihua Judy Chung,Jeffrey Inaba,Rem Koolhaas,Bernard Chang,Sze Tsung Leong
  • Publisher : Taschen America Llc
  • Release : 27 February 2021
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Harvard Design School's Project on the City is a graduate thesis program that examines the effects of modernization on the urban condition. Each year the Project on the City studies a specific region or phenomena, & develops a conceptual framework & vocabulary for urban environments that can not be described within the traditional categories of architecture, landscape, or urbanism. In order to understand new forms of urbanization, thesis advisor Rem Koolhaas & students from the fields of architecture, landscape, & urbanism, document & analyze areas


Mao's Great Famine

Mao's Great Famine
  • Author : Frank Dikötter
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release : 01 October 2010
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Winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize An unprecedented, groundbreaking history of China's Great Famine that recasts the era of Mao Zedong and the history of the People's Republic of China. "Between 1958 and 1962, China descended into hell. Mao Zedong threw his country into a frenzy with the Great Leap Forward, an attempt to catch up to and overtake Britain in less than 15 years The experiment ended in the greatest catastrophe the country had ever known, destroying tens of millions of lives."


Mao's Great Famine

Mao's Great Famine
  • Author : Frank Dikötter
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release : 06 September 2010
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Winner of the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2011 Between 1958 and 1962, 45 million Chinese people were worked, starved or beaten to death. Mao Zedong threw his country into a frenzy with the Great Leap Forward, an attempt to catch up with and overtake the Western world in less than fifteen years. It lead to one of the greatest catastrophes the world has ever known. Dikotter's extraordinary research within Chinese archives brings together for the first time what happened in the corridors


Fortress Besieged (New Directions Classic)

Fortress Besieged (New Directions Classic)
  • Author : Qian Zhongshu
  • Publisher : New Directions Publishing
  • Release : 17 February 2004
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The greatest Chinese novel of the twentieth century, Fortress Besieged is a classic of world literature, a masterpiece of parodic fiction that plays with Western literary traditions, philosophy, and middle-class Chinese society in the Republican era. Set on the eve of the Sino-Japanese War, our hapless hero Fang Hung-chien (á la Emma Bovary), with no particular goal in life and with a bogus degree from a fake American university in hand, returns home to Shanghai. On the French liner home, he


Heroes of China's Great Leap Forward

Heroes of China's Great Leap Forward
  • Author : Richard King
  • Publisher : University of Hawaii Press
  • Release : 10 May 2010
GET THIS BOOKHeroes of China's Great Leap Forward

Heroes of China’s Great Leap Forward presents contrasting narratives of the most ambitious and disastrous mass movement in modern Chinese history. The objective of the Great Leap, when it was launched in the late 1950s, was to catapult China into the ranks of the great military and industrial powers with no assistance from the outside world; it resulted in a famine that killed tens of millions of the nation’s peasants. Li Zhun’s "A Brief Biography of Li


China in Space

China in Space
  • Author : Brian Harvey
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 27 March 2013
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Rockets were invented in China, the home of many modern inventions, including ancient astronomy, and were used originally for military purposes in the 13th century. The Chinese space program was founded in October 1956 by the father of Chinese rocketry, Tsien Hsue Shen, who lived in California in the 1930s until his expulsion as a Chinese spy. In recent times there have been three manned spaceflights, highlighting China’s ambitious space program and generating worldwide interest. Future missions are planned, including


The Origins of the Cultural Revolution

The Origins of the Cultural Revolution
  • Author : Roderick MacFarquhar
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release : 27 February 1974
GET THIS BOOKThe Origins of the Cultural Revolution

The second volume in a trilogy which examines the politics, economics, culture and international relations of Chines from the mid-1950s to he mid-1960s, this volume tells the story of the Great Leap Forward -- Mao's utopian attempt to propel China economically and socially into the twenty-fist century by mobilizing his nation's greatest asset: its disciplined, manpower. The effort produced economic disaster and political dissension, and helped to precipitate the Sino-Soviet split. Today's leaders point to it as the


China's Road to Disaster

China's Road to Disaster
  • Author : Frederick C. Teiwes,Frederick C.. Teiwes,Warren Sun
  • Publisher : M.E. Sharpe
  • Release : 27 February 1999
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This book boldly challenges existing analyses of the dramatic shifts in Chinese Communist Party economic policy during the mid- to late-1950s which eventually resulted in 30 to 45 million deaths through starvation.


The Great Leap Forward

The Great Leap Forward
  • Author : MAO Min
  • Publisher : Mao Min
  • Release : 22 October 2016
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This is Topic 4 of the Selected Topics from the book entitled "The Revival of China". The full book is about the revival of China in the 20th century and the first decade of the 21st century. This topic is about what happened before, during and after the great leap forward. It covers the lash advance, the anti lash-advance and the anti anti-lash-advance before the great leap forward; the process of the great leap forward and the great famine caused by


Mao

Mao
  • Author : Jung Chang,Jon Halliday
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release : 05 October 2011
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The most authoritative life of the Chinese leader every written, Mao: The Unknown Story is based on a decade of research, and on interviews with many of Mao’s close circle in China who have never talked before — and with virtually everyone outside China who had significant dealings with him. It is full of startling revelations, exploding the myth of the Long March, and showing a completely unknown Mao: he was not driven by idealism or ideology; his intimate and


Hungry Ghosts

Hungry Ghosts
  • Author : Jasper Becker
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release : 15 April 1998
GET THIS BOOKHungry Ghosts

Exposes the horrible result of Mao's attempted utopian engineering in China between 1958 and 1962, uncovering a bloody trail of terror, cannibalism, torture, and murder