By Felix Wemheuer
Focusing on famine as a political device, Wemheuer systematically exposes how conflicts approximately foodstuff between peasants, city populations, and the socialist nation led to the hunger loss of life of hundreds of thousands. a massive contribution to chinese language and Soviet heritage, this provocative research examines the long term results of the good famines at the courting among the country and its voters and argues that the teachings governments realized from the catastrophes enabled them to beat famine of their later many years of rule.
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