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Non-Chinese Archives

AVPRF – Arkhiv Vneshnei Politiki Rossiiskoi Federatsii, Moscow, Russia

BArch – Bundesarchiv, Berlin, Germany

ICRC – International Committee of the Red Cross, Geneva, Switzerland

MfAA – Politische Archiv des Auswärtigen Amts, Berlin, Germany

PRO – National Archives, London, United Kingdom

PRO, Hong Kong – Public Record Office, Hong Kong

RGAE – Rossiiskii Gosudarstvennyi Arkhiv Ekonomiki, Moscow, Russia

RGANI – Rossiiskii Gosudarstvennyi Arkhiv Noveishei Istorii, Moscow, Russia

Central Archives

Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Waijiaobu Dang’anguan, Beijing

Provincial Archives

Gansu – Gansu sheng dang’anguan, Lanzhou

91 Zhonggong Gansu shengwei (Gansu Provincial Party Committee)

96 Zhonggong Gansu shengwei nongcun gongzuobu (Gansu Provincial Party Committee Department for Rural Work)

Guangdong – Guangdong sheng dang’anguan, Guangzhou

216 Guangdong shengwei tongzhanbu (Guangdong Provincial Party Committee Office for the United Front)

217 Guangdong sheng nongcunbu (Guangdong Provincial Bureau for Rural Affairs)

218 Guangdong sheng gongyebu (Guangdong Province Bureau for Industry)

231 Guangdong sheng zonggonghui (Guangdong Province Federation of Trade Unions)

235 Guangdong sheng renmin weiyuanhui (Guangdong Provincial People’s Congress)

253 Guangdong sheng jihua weiyuanhui (Guangdong Province Planning Committee)

262 Guangdong sheng yinglinbu (Guangdong Province Bureau for Forestry)

266 Guangdong sheng shuidianbu (Guangdong Province Bureau for Water Conservancy and Hydroelectricity)

300 Guangdong sheng tongjiju (Guangdong Province Office for Statistics)

307 Guangdong sheng wenhuaju (Guangdong Province Office for Culture)

314 Guangdong sheng jiaoyuting (Guangdong Province Bureau for Education)

317 Guangdong sheng weishengting (Guangdong Province Bureau for Health and Hygiene)

Guangxi – Guangxi sheng dang’anguan, Nanning

X1 Zhonggong Guangxi shengwei (Guangxi Provincial Party Committee)

Guizhou – Guizhou sheng dang’anguan, Guiyang

90 Zhonggong Guizhou sheng nongyeting (Guizhou Province Agricultural Bureau)

Hebei – Hebei sheng dang’anguan, Shijiazhuang

855 Zhonggong Hebei shengwei (Hebei Provincial Party Committee)

856 Zhonggong Hebei shengjiwei (Hebei Provincial Committee for Inspecting Discipline)

878 Shengwei shenghuo bangongshi (Hebei Provincial Party Committee Office for Daily Life)

879 Zhonggong Hebei shengwei nongcun gongzuobu (Hebei Provincial Party Committee Department for Rural Work)

880 Zhonggong Hebei shengwei nongcun zhengfeng zhengshe bangongshi (Hebei Provincial Party Committee Office for Rectification in the Countryside)

884 Zhonggong Hebei shengwei zhengfa weiyuanhui (Hebei Provincial Party Committee Commission on Political and Legal Affairs)

979 Hebei sheng nongyeting (Hebei Province Agricultural Bureau)

Hubei – Hubei sheng dang’anguan, Wuhan

SZ1 Zhonggong Hubei sheng weiyuanhui (Hubei Provincial Party Committee)

SZ18 Zhonggong Hubei sheng weiyuanhui nongcun zhengzhibu (Hubei Provincial Party Committee Department for Rural Politics)

SZ29 Hubei sheng zonggonghui (Hubei Province Federation of Trade Unions)

SZ34 Hubei sheng renmin weiyuanhui (Hubei Provincial People’s Congress)

SZ113 Hubei sheng shuiliting (Hubei Province Bureau for Water Conservancy)

SZ115 Hubei sheng weishengting (Hubei Province Bureau for Health and Hygiene)

Hunan – Hunan sheng dang’anguan, Changsha

141 Zhonggong Hunan sheng weiyuanhui (Hunan Provincial Party Committee)

146 Zhonggong Hunan shengwei nongcun gongzuobu (Hunan Provincial Party Committee Department for Rural Work)

151 Zhonggong Hunan shengwei zhengce yanjiushi (Hunan Provincial Party Committee Office for Policy Research)

163 Hunan sheng renmin weiyuanhui (Hunan Provincial People’s Congress)

186 Hunan sheng jihua weiyuanhui (Hunan Province Planning Committee)

187 Hunan sheng tongjiju (Hunan Province Statistics Office)

207 Hunan sheng shuili shuidianting (Hunan Province Bureau for Water Conservancy and Hydroelectricity)

265 Hunan sheng weisheng fangyiting (Hunan Province Bureau for Health and Epidemic Prevention)

Shandong – Shandong sheng dang’anguan, Jinan

A1 Zhonggong Shandong shengwei (Shandong Provincial Party Committee)

Sichuan – Sichuan sheng dang’anguan, Chengdu

JC1 Shengwei bangongting (Office of the Provincial Party Committee)

JC12 Sichuan shengwei mingongwei (Sichuan Provincial Party Committee on Ethnic Affairs)

JC44 Sichuan sheng minzhengting (Sichuan Province Bureau for Civil Affairs)

JC50 Sichuan sheng renwei zongjiao shiwuchu (Office for Religious Affairs of the Sichuan Provincial People’s Congress)

JC67 Sichuan shengwei tongjiju (Sichuan Province Statistics Office)

JC133 Sichuan sheng weishengting (Sichuan Province Bureau for Health and Hygiene)

Yunnan – Yunnan sheng dang’anguan, Kunming

2 Zhonggong Yunnan shengwei (Yunnan Provincial Party Committee)

11 Zhonggong Yunnan shengwei nongcun gongzuobu (Yunnan Provincial Party Committee Department for Rural Work)

81 Yunnan sheng tongjiju (Yunnan Province Statistics Office)

105 Yunnan sheng shuili shuidianting (Yunnan Province Bureau for Water Conservancy and Hydroelectricity)

120 Yunnan sheng liangshiting (Yunnan Province Bureau for Grain)

Zhejiang – Zhejiang sheng dang’anguan, Hangzhou

J002 Zhonggong Zhejiang shengwei (Zhejiang Provincial Party Committee)

J007 Zhejiang shengwei nongcun gongzuobu (Zhejiang Provincial Party Committee’s Department for Rural Work)

J116 Zhejiang sheng nongyeting (Zhejiang Province Bureau for Agriculture)

J132 Zhejiang sheng liangshiting (Zhejiang Province Bureau for Grain)

J165 Zhejiang sheng weishengting (Zhejiang Province Bureau for Health and Hygiene)

County and City Archives

Beijing – Beijing shi dang’anguan, Beijing

1 Beijing shi weiyuanhui (Beijing Municipal Party Committee)

2 Beijing shi renmin weiyuanhui (Beijing Municipal People’s Congress)

84 Beijing shi funü lianhehui (Beijing Municipal Women’s Federation)

92 Beijing shi nonglinju (Beijing Municipal Bureau of Agriculture and Forestry)

96 Beijing shi shuili qixiangju (Beijing Municipal Bureau for Water Conservancy and Meteorology)

101 Beijing shi zonggonghui (Beijing Municipal Federation of Trade Unions)

Chishui – Chishui shi dang’anguan, Chishui, Guizhou

1 Chishui shiwei (Chishui Municipal Party Committee)

Fuyang – Fuyang shi dang’anguan, Fuyang, Anhui

J3 Fuyang shiwei (Fuyang Municipal Party Committee)

Guangzhou – Guangzhou shi dang’anguan, Guangzhou, Guangdong

6 Guangzhou shiwei xuanchuanbu (Guangzhou Municipal Party Committee’s Bureau for Propaganda)

13 Guangzhou shi nongcun gongzuobu (Guangzhou Municipal Party Committee’s Department for Rural Work)

16 Guangzhou shiwei jiedao gongzuobu (Guangzhou Municipal Party Committee’s Task Unit on Neighbourhoods)

69 Guangzhou shiwei gangtie shengchan zhihuibu bangongshi (Bureau of the Municipal Party Committee’s Headquarters for Steel Production)

92 Guangzhou shi zonggonghui (Guangzhou Municipal Federation of Trade Unions)

94 Guangzhou shi funü lianhehui (Guangzhou Municipal Women’s Federation)

97 Guangzhou shi renmin weiyuanhui bangongting (Office of the Guangzhou Municipal People’s Congress)

176 Guangzhou shi weishengju (Guangzhou Municipal Bureau for Health and Hygiene)

Guiyang – Guiyang shi dang’anguan, Guiyang, Guizhou

61 Zhonggong Guiyang shiwei (Guiyang Municipal Party Committee)

Kaiping – Kaiping shi dang’anguan, Kaiping, Guangdong

3 Kaiping shiwei (Kaiping Municipal Party Committee)

Macheng – Macheng shi dang’anguan, Macheng, Hubei

1 Macheng xianwei (Macheng County Party Committee)

Nanjing – Nanjing shi dang’anguan, Nanjing, Jiangsu

4003 Nanjing shiwei (Nanjing Municipal Party Committee)

4053 Nanjing shiwei chengshi renmin gongshe lingdao xiaozu bangongshi (Nanjing Municipal Party Committee Office of the Group Leading the Urban Communes)

5003 Nanjing shi renmin zhengfu (Nanjing Municipal People’s Government)

5012 Nanjing shi minzhengju (Nanjing Municipal Bureau for Civil Affairs)

5035 Nanjing shi zhonggongyeju (Nanjing Municipal Bureau for Heavy Industry)

5040 Nanjing shi shougongyeju (Nanjing Municipal Bureau for Handicraft Industry)

5065 Nanjing shi weishengju (Nanjing Municipal Bureau for Health and Hygiene)

6001 Nanjing shi zonggonghui (Nanjing Municipal Federation of Trade Unions)

Shanghai – Shanghai shi dang’anguan, Shanghai

A2 Shanghai shiwei bangongting (Office of the Shanghai Municipal Party Committee)

A20 Shanghai shiwei linong gongzuo weiyuanhui (Shanghai Municipal Party Committee’s Committee on Neighbourhood Work)

A23 Shanghai shiwei jiaoyu weishengbu (Shanghai Municipal Party Committee’s Bureau for Education and Health)

A36 Shanghai shiwei gongye zhengzhibu (Shanghai Municipal Party Committee’s Bureau for Industry and Politics)

A70 Shanghai shiwei nongcun gongzuobu (Shanghai Municipal Party Committee’s Department for Rural Work)

A72 Shanghai shiwei nongcun gongzuo weiyuanhui (Committee for Rural Work of the Shanghai Municipal Party Committee)

B29 Shanghai shi jingji jihua weiyuanhui (Shanghai Municipal Committee for Economic Planning)

B31 Shanghai shi tongjiju (Shanghai Municipal Bureau for Statistics)

B112 Shanghai shi yejin gongyeju (Shanghai Municipal Bureau for Metallurgy)

B123 Shanghai shi diyi shangyeju (Shanghai Municipal First Commercial Bureau)

B242 Shanghai shi weishengju (Shanghai Municipal Bureau for Health)

Suiping – Suiping shi dang’anguan, Suiping, Henan

1 Suiping xianwei (Suiping County Party Committee)

Wuhan – Wuhan shi dang’anguan, Wuhan, Hubei

13 Wuhan shi renmin zhengfu (Wuhan Municipal People’s Government)

28 Wuhan shi Jiang’anqu weiyuanhui (Wuhan Committee on Jiang’an District)

30 Wuhan shi Jianghanqu weiyuanhui (Wuhan Committee on Jianghan District)

70 Wuhan shi jiaoyuting (Wuhan Municipal Bureau for Education)

71 Wuhan shi weishengju (Wuhan Municipal Bureau for Health and Hygiene)

76 Wuhan shi gongshang guanliju (Wuhan Municipal Bureau for the Administration of Industry and Commerce)

83 Wuhan shi minzhengju (Wuhan Municipal Bureau for Civil Affairs)

Wujiang – Wujiang xian dang’anguan, Wujiang, Jiangsu

1001 Wujiang xianwei bangongshi (Office of the Wujiang County Party Committee)

Wuxi – Wuxi shi dang’anguan, Wuxi, Jiangsu

B1 Wuxi xianwei bangongshi (Office of the Wuxi County Party Committee)

Wuxian – Wuxian xian dang’anguan, Wuxian, Jiangsu

300 Wuxian xianwei bangongshi (Office of  the Wuxian County Party Committee)

Xinyang – Xinyang xian dang’anguan, Xinyang, Henan

229 and 304 Xinyang xianwei (Xinyang County Party Committee)

Xuancheng – Xuancheng xian dang’anguan, Xuancheng, Anhui

3 Xuancheng xianwei bangongshi (Office of the Xuancheng County Party Committee)

Published Works

Arnold, David, Famine: Social Crisis and Historical Change, Oxford: Blackwell, 1988.

Ashton, Basil, Kenneth Hill, Alan Piazza and Robin Zeitz, ‘Famine in China, 1958–61’, Population and Development Review, vol. 10, no. 4 (Dec. 1984), pp. 613–45.

Bachman, David, Bureaucracy, Economy, and Leadership in China: The Institutional Origins of the Great Leap Forward, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991.

Banister, Judith, ‘An Analysis of Recent Data on the Population of China’, Population and Development Review, vol. 10, no. 2 (June 1984), pp. 241–71.

Banister, Judith, China’s Changing Population, Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1987.

Becker, Jasper, Hungry Ghosts: Mao’s Secret Famine, New York: Henry Holt, 1996.

Belasco, Warren, ‘Algae Burgers for a Hungry World? The Rise and Fall of Chlorella Cuisine’, Technology and Culture, vol. 38, no. 3 (July 1997), pp. 608–34.

Berlin, Isaiah, The Crooked Timber of Humanity: Chapters in the History of Ideas, Vintage Books, 1992.

Bernstein, Thomas P., ‘Mao Zedong and the Famine of 1959–1960: A Study in Wilfulness’, China Quarterly, no. 186 (June 2006), pp. 421–45.

Bernstein, Thomas P., ‘Stalinism, Famine and Chinese Peasants: Grain Procurements During the Great Leap Forward’, Theory and Society, vol. 13 (May 1984), pp. 339–77.

Birch, Cyril, ‘Literature under Communism’, in Roderick MacFarquhar, John King Fairbank and Denis Twitchett (eds), The Cambridge History of China, vol. 15: Revolutions within the Chinese Revolution, 1966–1982, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991, pp. 743–812.

Bo Yibo, Ruogan zhongda shijian yu juece de huigu (Recollections of several important decisions and events), Beijing: Zhonggong zhongyang dangxiao chubanshe, 1991–3.

Boone, A., ‘The Foreign Trade of China’, China Quarterly, no. 11 (Sept. 1962), pp. 169–83.

Brown, Jeremy, ‘Great Leap City: Surviving the Famine in Tianjin’, in Kimberley E. Manning and Felix Wemheuer (eds), New Perspectives on China’s Great Leap Forward and Great Famine, Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2010.

Cao Shuji, Da jihuang: 1959–1961 nian de Zhongguo renkou (The Great Famine: China’s population in 1959–1961), Hong Kong: Shidai guoji chuban youxian gongsi, 2005.

The Case of Peng Teh-huai, 1959–1968, Hong Kong: Union Research Institute, 1968.

Chan, Alfred L., Mao’s Crusade: Politics and Policy Implementation in China’s Great Leap Forward, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Chang, G. H. and G. J. Wen, ‘Communal Dining and the Chinese Famine of 1958–1961’, Economic Development and Cultural Change, no. 46 (1997), pp. 1–34.

Chang, Jung, Wild Swans: Three daughters of China, Clearwater, FL: Touchstone, 2003.

Chang, Jung and Jon Halliday, Mao: The Unknown Story, London: Jonathan Cape, 2005.

Chao, Kang, Agricultural Production in Communist China, 1949–1965, Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1970.

Cheek, Timothy, Propaganda and Culture in Mao’s China: Deng Tuo and the Intelligentsia, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Chen Jian, Mao’s China and the Cold War, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2001.

Cheng, Tiejun and Mark Selden, ‘The Construction of Spatial Hierarchies: China’s hukou and danwei Systems’, in Timothy Cheek and Tony Saich (eds), New Perspectives on State Socialism in China, Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe, 1997, pp. 23–50.

Chinn, Dennis L., ‘Basic Commodity Distribution in the People’s Republic of China’, China Quarterly, no. 84 (Dec. 1980), pp. 744–54.

Conquest, Robert, The Harvest of Sorrow: Soviet Collectivization and the Terror-Famine, New York: Oxford University Press, 1986.

Dai Qing (ed.), The River Dragon has Come! The Three Gorges Dam and the Fate of China’s Yangtze River and its People, Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe, 1998.

Davis-Friedmann, Deborah, Long Lives: Chinese Elderly and the Communist Revolution, Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1991.

Dikötter, Frank, China before Mao: The Age of Openness, Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008.

Dikötter, Frank, ‘Crime and Punishment in Post-Liberation China: The Prisoners of a Beijing Gaol in the 1950s’, China Quarterly, no. 149 (March 1997), pp. 147–59.

Dikötter, Frank, Exotic Commodities: Modern Objects and Everyday Life in China, New York: Columbia University Press, 2006.

Ding Shu, Renhuo: Dayuejin yu dajihuang (A man-made catastrophe: The Great Leap Forward and the Great Famine), Hong Kong: Jiushi niandai zazhi, 1996.

Dirks, Robert, ‘Social Responses during Severe Food Shortages and Famine’, Current Anthropology, vol. 21, no. 1 (Feb. 1981), pp. 21–32.

Domenach, Jean-Luc, L’Archipel oublié, Paris: Fayard, 1992.

Domenach, Jean-Luc, The Origins of the Great Leap Forward: The Case of One Chinese Province, Boulder: Westview Press, 1995.

Domes, Jurgen, Peng Te-huai: The Man and the Image, Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1985.

Donnithorne, Audrey, China’s Economic System, London: Allen & Unwin, 1967.

Fang Weizhong, Jin Chongji et al. (eds), Li Fuchun zhuan (A biography of Li Fuchun), Beijing: Zhongyang wenxian chubanshe, 2001.

Fitzpatrick, Sheila, Everyday Stalinism: Ordinary Life in Extraordinary Times: Soviet Russia in the 1930s, New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Fitzpatrick, Sheila, ‘Signals from Below: Soviet Letters of Denunciation of the 1930s’, Journal of Modern History, vol. 68, no. 4 (Dec. 1996), pp. 831–66.

Friedman, Edward, Paul G. Pickowicz and Mark Selden with Kay Ann Johnson, Chinese Village, Socialist State, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1991.

Fu Zhengyuan, Autocratic Tradition and Chinese Politics, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993.

Fuyang shiwei dangshi yanjiushi (eds), Zhengtu: Fuyang shehuizhuyi shiqi dangshi zhuanti huibian (Compendium of special topics on the party history of Fuyang during the socialist era), Fuyang: Anhui jingshi wenhua chuanbo youxian zeren gongsi, 2007.

Gao Wangling, Renmin gongshe shiqi Zhongguo nongmin ‘fanxingwei’ diaocha (Acts of peasant resistance in China during the people’s communes), Beijing: Zhonggong dangshi chubanshe, 2006.

Gao Wenqian, Zhou Enlai: The Last Perfect Revolutionary, New York: PublicAffairs, 2007.

Gao Xiaoxian, ‘ “The Silver Flower Contest”: Rural Women in 1950s China and the Gendered Division of Labour’, Gender and History, vol. 18, no. 3 (Nov. 2006), pp. 594–612.

Ginsburgs, George, ‘Trade with the Soviet Union’, in Victor H. Li, Law and Politics in China’s Foreign Trade, Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1977, pp. 70–120.

Greenough, Paul R., Prosperity and Misery in Modern Bengal: The Famine of 1943–44, New York: Oxford University Press, 1983.

Gu Shiming, Li Qiangui and Sun Jianping, Li Fuchun jingji sixiang yanjiu (Research on Li Fuchun’s economic thought), Xining: Qinghai renmin chubanshe, 1992.

Hayek, Friedrich A., The Road to Serfdom: Text and Documents, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007.

Huang Kecheng, Huang Kecheng zishu (The autobiography of Huang Kecheng), Beijing: Renmin chubanshe, 1994.

Huang Zheng, Liu Shaoqi yisheng (Liu Shaoqi: A life), Beijing: Zhongyang wen-xian chubanshe, 2003.

Huang Zheng, Liu Shaoqi zhuan (A biography of Liu Shaoqi), Beijing: Zhongyang wenxian chubanshe, 1998.

Huang Zheng, Wang Guangmei fangtan lu (A record of conversations with Wang Guangmei), Beijing: Zhongyang wenxian chubanshe, 2006.

Ji Fengyuan, Linguistic Engineering: Language and Politics in Mao’s China, Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2004.

Jiang Weiqing, Qishi nian zhengcheng: Jiang Weiqing huiyilu (A seventy-year journey: The memoirs of Jiang Weiqing), Nanjing: Jiangsu renmin chubanshe, 1996.

Jin Chongji (ed.), Zhou Enlai zhuan, 1898–1949 (A biography of Zhou Enlai, 1898–1949), Beijing: Zhongyang wenxian chubanshe, 1989.

Jin Chongji and Chen Qun (eds), Chen Yun, Beijing: Zhongyang wenxian chubanshe, 2005.

Jin Chongji and Huang Zheng (eds), Liu Shaoqi zhuan (A biography of Liu Shaoqi), Beijing: Zhongyang wenxian chubanshe, 1998.

Kane, Penny, Famine in China, 1959–61: Demographic and Social Implications, Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1988.

Kapitsa, Mikhael, Na raznykh parallelakh: Zapiski diplomata, Moscow: Kniga i biznes, 1996.

Khrushchev, Nikita, Vremia, liudi, vlast’, Moscow: Moskovskiye Novosti, 1999.

Kiernan, Ben, The Pol Pot Regime: Race, Power, and Genocide in Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge, 1975–79, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1996.

King, Richard, Heroes of China’s Great Leap Forward: Two Stories, Honolulu: University Press of Hawaii, 2010.

Kitchen, Martin, A History of Modern Germany, 1800–2000, New York: Wiley-Blackwell, 2006.

Klochko, M. A., Soviet Scientist in China, London: Hollis & Carter, 1964.

Krutikov, K. A., Na Kitaiskom napravlenii: Iz vospominanii diplomata, Moscow: Institut Dal’nego Vostoka, 2003.

Kueh, Y. Y., Agricultural Instability in China, 1931–1991, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995.

Kung, James Kai-sing and Justin Yifu Lin, ‘The Causes of China’s Great Leap Famine, 1959–1961’, Economic Development and Cultural Change, vol. 52, no. 1 (2003), pp. 51–73.

Li Huaiyin, ‘Everyday Strategies for Team Farming in Collective-Era China: Evidence from Qin Village’, China Journal, no. 54 (July 2005), pp. 79–98.

Li, Lilian M., Fighting Famine in North China: State, Market, and Environmental Decline, 1690s–1990s, Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2007.

Li Rui, Dayuejin qin liji (A witness account of the Great Leap Forward), Haikou: Nanfang chubanshe, 1999.

Li Rui, Lushan huiyi shilu (A true record of the Lushan plenum), Zhengzhou: Henan renmin chubanshe, 1999.

Li, Wei and Dennis Yang, ‘The Great Leap Forward: Anatomy of a Central Planning Disaster’, Journal of Political Economy, vol. 113, no. 4 (2005), pp. 840–77.

Li Yueran, Waijiao wutaishang de xin Zhongguo lingxiu (The leaders of new China on the diplomatic scene), Beijing: Waiyu jiaoxue yu yanjiu chubanshe, 1994.

Li Zhisui, The Private Life of Chairman Mao: The Memoirs of Mao’s Personal Physician, New York: Random House, 1994.

Lin, Justin Yifu, and Dennis Tao Yang, ‘On the Causes of China’s Agricultural Crisis and the Great Leap Famine’, China Economic Review, vol. 9, no. 2 (1998), pp. 125–40.

Lin Yunhui, Wutuobang yundong: Cong dayuejin dao dajihuang, 1958–1961 (Utopian movement: From the Great Leap Forward to the Great Famine, 1958–1961), Hong Kong: Xianggang zhongwen daxue dangdai Zhongguo wenhua yanjiu zhongxin, 2008.

Liu Chongwen, Chen Shaochou et al. (eds), Liu Shaoqi nianpu, 1898–1969 (A chronicle of Liu Shaoqi’s life), Beijing: Zhongyang wenxian chubanshe, 1996.

Lu Xiaobo, Cadres and Corruption: The Organizational Involution of the Chinese Communist Party, Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2000.

Lüthi, Lorenz M., The Sino-Soviet Split: Cold War in the Communist World, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008.

MacFarquhar, Roderick, The Origins of the Cultural Revolution, vol. 1: Contradictions among the People, 1956–1957, London: Oxford University Press, 1974.

MacFarquhar, Roderick, The Origins of the Cultural Revolution, vol. 2: The Great Leap Forward, 1958–1960, New York: Columbia University Press, 1983.

MacFarquhar, Roderick, The Origins of the Cultural Revolution, vol. 3: The Coming of the Cataclysm, 1961–1966, New York: Columbia University Press, 1999.

MacFarquhar, Roderick, Timothy Cheek and Eugene Wu (eds), The Secret Speeches of Chairman Mao: From the Hundred Flowers to the Great Leap Forward, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1989.

Manning, Kimberley E., ‘Marxist Maternalism, Memory, and the Mobilization of Women during the Great Leap Forward’, China Review, vol. 5, no. 1 (Spring 2005), pp. 83–110.

Mao Zedong, Jianguo yilai Mao Zedong wengao (Mao Zedong’s manuscripts since the founding of the People’s Republic), Beijing: Zhongyang wenxian chubanshe, 1987–96.

Mao Zedong, Mao Zedong waijiao wenxuan (Selection of writings on foreign affairs by Mao Zedong), Beijing: Zhongyang wenxian chubanshe, 1994.

Mićunović, Veljko, Moscow Diary, New York: Doubleday, 1980.

Mueggler, Erik, The Age of Wild Ghosts: Memory, Violence, and Place in Southwest China, Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001.

Näth, Marie-Luise (ed.), Communist China in Retrospect: East European Sinologists Remember the First Fifteen Years of the PRC, Frankfurt: P. Lang, 1995.

Ó Gráda, Cormac, The Great Irish Famine, Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1989.

Oi, Jean C., State and Peasant in Contemporary China: The Political Economy of Village Government, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1989.

Osokina, Elena, Our Daily Bread: Socialist Distribution and the Art of Survival in Stalin’s Russia, 1927–1941, Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe, 2001.

Pang Xianzhi, Guo Chaoren and Jin Chongji (eds), Liu Shaoqi, Beijing: Xinhua chubanshe, 1998.

Pang Xianzhi and Jin Chongji (eds), Mao Zedong zhuan, 1949–1976 (A biography of Mao Zedong, 1949–1976), Beijing: Zhongyang wenxian chubanshe, 2003.

Pasqualini, Jean, Prisoner of Mao, Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1973.

Patenaude, Bertrand M., The Big Show in Bololand: The American Relief Expedition to Soviet Russia in the Famine of 1921, Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2002.

Peng Dehuai, Peng Dehuai zishu (The autobiography of Peng Dehuai), Beijing: Renmin chubanshe, 1981.

Peng Dehuai zhuan (A biography of Peng Dehuai), Beijing: Dangdai Zhongguo chubanshe, 1993.

Peng Xizhe, ‘Demographic Consequences of the Great Leap Forward in China’s Provinces’, Population and Development Review, vol. 13, no. 4 (Dec. 1987), pp. 639–70.

Pepper, Suzanne, Radicalism and Education Reform in 20th-Century China: The Search for an Ideal Development Model, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996.

Reardon, Lawrence C., The Reluctant Dragon: Crisis Cycles in Chinese Foreign Economic Policy, Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2002.

Russell, Sharman Apt, Hunger: An Unnatural History, New York: Basic Books, 2005.

Salisbury, Harrison E., The New Emperors: China in the Era of Mao and Deng, Boston: Little, Brown, 1992.

Service, Robert, Comrades: A History of World Communism, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2007.

Shapiro, Judith, Mao’s War against Nature: Politics and the Environment in Revolutionary China, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Shen Zhihua, Sikao yu xuanze: Cong zhishifenzi huiyi dao fanyoupai yundong (1956–1957) (Reflections and choices: The consciousness of intellectuals and the anti-rightist campaign, 1956–1957), Hong Kong: Xianggang zhongwen daxue dangdai Zhongguo wenhua yanjiu zhongxin, 2008.

Shevchenko, Arkady N., Breaking with Moscow, New York: Alfred Knopf, 1985.

Short, Philip, Pol Pot: The History of a Nightmare, London: John Murray, 2004.

Smil, Vaclav, The Bad Earth: Environmental Degradation in China, Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe, 1984.

Tao Lujia, Mao zhuxi jiao women dang shengwei shuji (Chairman Mao taught us how to be a provincial party secretary), Beijing: Zhongyang wenxian chubanshe, 1996.

Taubman, William, Khrushchev: The Man and his Era, London: The Free Press, 2003.

Teiwes, Frederick C., Politics and Purges in China: Rectification and the Decline of Party Norms, Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe, 1993.

Teiwes, Frederick C. and Warren Sun, China’s Road to Disaster: Mao, Central Politicians, and Provincial Leaders in the Unfolding of the Great Leap Forward, 1955–1959, Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe, 1999.

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