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History: Mao's China

History

Posters - Propaganda

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The Rape of Nanking, 1937 •
"The road to Hsiakwan is nothing but a field of corpses." A German businessman describes the carnage in the Chinese capital as the Japanese army overwhelms the city.

Watch on YouTube - Mao's China

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NEW YORK, October 13, 2010 - Historian Frank Dikötter recounts the horrific cost of China's "Great Leap Forward" between 1958 and 1962. (1 hr., 18 min.)

A Grim Chronicle Of China's Great Famine

Overview of Chinese history 1911 - 1949

Chinese Civil War (1927‑37 and 1946‑49)

The Chinese Revolution of 1911

 

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The Cultural Revolution of China 1966-1976

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