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Entre 1958 e 1962, a China tornou-se um inferno. Mao Tsé-tung jogou o país em um delírio com o Grande Salto Adiante, uma tentativa de alcançar e superar economicamente a Grã-Bretanha em menos de quinze anos. O experimento terminou na maior catástrofe...
'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...
After the economic disaster of the Great Leap Forward that claimed tens of millions of lives from 1958-1962, an aging Mao Zedong launched an ambitious scheme to shore up his reputation and eliminate those he viewed as a threat to his legacy. The...
A groundbreaking chronicle of the violent early years of the People'apos;s Republic of China, by the author of the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize-winning Mao'apos;s Great Famine. 'quot;The Chinese Communist party refers to its victory in 1949 as a...
The Romanovs were the most successful dynasty of modern times, ruling a sixth of the world’s surface for three centuries. How did one family turn a war-ruined principality into the world’s greatest empire? And how did they lose it all? This is the...sob encomenda