Book Review

Journal of Chinese Political Science

, Volume 14, Issue 3, pp 319-320

First online:

Ralph A. Thaxton, Jr., Catastrophe and Contention in Rural China: Mao’s Great Leap Forward, Famine and the Origins of Righteous Resistance in Da Fo Village

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008, 408 p. $80.00 hardback; $27.99 paperback; $22.00 eBook
  • Josef Gregory MahoneyAffiliated withLiberal Studies and East Asian Studies, Grand Valley State University Email author 

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