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The Geography of the Great Leap Famine
This article presents a detailed map of the impact of the Great Leap famine, based on a comparison of the age cohorts recorded in the 2000 population census. The map is interpreted with reference toExpand
A Quantitative Description of the Henan Famine of 1942*
  • A. Garnaut
  • Geography
  • Modern Asian Studies
  • 18 April 2013
Abstract The Henan famine of 1942 occurred during the middle of the Sino-Japanese war, in a province that was divided between Japanese, Nationalist and Communist political control. Partly due to thisExpand
Hard facts and half-truths: The new archival history of China’s Great Famine
This article reviews two recent monographs on the history of the Great Leap famine. Yang Jisheng’s Mubei: Zhongguo liushi niandai da jihuang jishi (Tombstone: A chronicle of the Great Famine in ChinaExpand
Pen of the Jahriyya: A commentary on The History of the Soul by Zhang Chengzhi
China’s leading Muslim writer, Zhang Chengzhi, published in 1991 an historical novel about a Sufi Islamic community, entitled The History of the Soul. The novel covers the two hundred years leadingExpand
Traitors on the Borderlands: a Muslim Perspective on the Xinhai Revolution
In the wake of the Wuchang uprising, the first major town in the Northwest to fall to the revolutionaries was Lingzhou, in Ningxia prefecture, Gansu. The reign of the ‘Han Restoration Army ofExpand
The Dao of Muhammad: A Cultural History of Muslims in Late Imperial China. Zvi Ben-Dor Benite
The Dao of Muhammad: A Cultural History of Muslims in Late Imperial China, by Zvi Ben-Dor Benite. Cambridge: Harvard University Asia Center, 2005. xi + 280 pp. US$45.00/£29.95/euro41.50 (hardcover).Expand
The Dao of Muhammad: A Cultural History of Muslims in Late Imperial China [Book Review]
Publishers details for: The Dao of Muhammad: A Cultural History of Muslims in Late Imperial China, by Zvi Ben-Dor Benite, Cambridge: Harvard University Asia Center, 2005. xi + 280 pp. US$45.00/Expand