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The Tragedy of Liberation; a History of the Chinese Revolution, 1945-57.

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Very Good copy, red cloth in V.G. dustwrapper. No inscriptions, not price clipped.

In 1949 Mao Zedong hoisted the red flag over Beijing's Forbidden City. Instead of liberating the country, the communists destroyed the old order and replaced it with a repressive system that would dominate every aspect of Chinese life. In an epic of revolution and violence which draws on newly opened party archives, interviews and memoirs, Frank Dikotter interweaves the stories of millions of ordinary people with the brutal politics of Mao's court. A gripping account of how people from all walks of life were caught up in a tragedy that sent at least five million civilians to their deaths.

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Author(s):
Dikotter, Frank.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
6.5x9.5 ins.
Edition:
2013
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1408837579
ISBN-13:
9781408837573
Number of pages:
176
Publisher:
Bloomsbury

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Very Good copy, red cloth in V.G. dustwrapper. No inscriptions, not price clipped.

In 1949 Mao Zedong hoisted the red flag over Beijing's Forbidden City. Instead of liberating the country, the communists destroyed the old order and replaced it with a repressive system that would dominate every aspect of Chinese life. In an epic of revolution and violence which draws on newly opened party archives, interviews and memoirs, Frank Dikotter interweaves the stories of millions of ordinary people with the brutal politics of Mao's court. A gripping account of how people from all walks of life were caught up in a tragedy that sent at least five million civilians to their deaths.

Author(s):
Dikotter, Frank.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
6.5x9.5 ins.
Edition:
2013
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1408837579
ISBN-13:
9781408837573
Number of pages:
176
Publisher:
Bloomsbury

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