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The Origins Of The Great Leap Forward: The Case Of One Chinese Province

by: Jean-luc Domenach
The first major study of the Great Leap Forward, this seminal volume has now been translated into English for a wider audience. Like no other work, it suggests compelling political and social answers to questions that have long plagued scholars: How could a party with such a successful rural base launch a movement so divorced from reality—especially in the countryside? Why was the movement pressed to the point of social chaos and economic collapse, giving rise to arguably the greatest famine in human history?Utilizing a wealth of primary material, Jean-Luc Domenach focuses on the central China province of Henan, which emerged as a national model of the Great Leap and was one of the most devastated by its failure.
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Mountains & Rivers Make Way: The Chengtu-Kunming Railroad in Photographs

by: Foreign Language Press
English version of this pictorial showing the construction of the Chengtu (Chengdu)-Kunming Railroad line. Pictures are in both black and white and color. The railroad was begun in 1958 during the Great Leap Forward over extremely hazardous mountainous terrain, requiring hundreds of tunnels and bridges, and cost over 2,000 lives before completion in 1970. 72 pages.
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A Great Leap Forward: 1930s Depression and U.S. Economic Growth

by: Alexander J. Field Ph.D.

This bold re-examination of the history of U.S. economic growth is built around a novel claim, that productive capacity grew dramatically across the Depression years (1929-1941) and that this advance provided the foundation for the economic and military success of the United States during the Second World War as well as for the golden age (1948-1973) that followed. 

Alexander J. Field takes a fresh look at growth data and concludes that, behind a backdrop of double-digit unemployment, the 1930s actually experienced very high rates of technological and organizational innovation, fueled by the maturing of a privately funded research and development system and the government-funded build-out of the country's surface road infrastructure.
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Great Leap Forward / Harvard Design School Project on the City

by: Chuihua Judy Chung, Jeffrey Inaba, Rem Koolhaas, Sze Tsung Leong
The Pearl River Delta region is a cluster of five cities that will become a megalopolis of 36 million inhabitants by the year 2020. Based on fieldwork conducted from 1996-1997, this book consists of a series of interrelated studies on the Westernization of the area.
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KineticHistory: The Great Leap Forward

The 'Great Leap Forward' - an attempt to rapidly develop Communist China's agrarian economy between 1958 and 1961 - led to one of the most disastrous ...

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