Edward Friedman

Edward Friedman is Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

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A Grim Chronicle Of China's Great Famine

Beijing-based NPR correspondent Louisa Lim interviews Yang Jisheng about the Great Chinese Famine that killed his father.

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Yang Jisheng; Edited by Edward Friedman, Guo Jian, and Stacy Mosher; Translated from the Chinese by Stacy Mosher and Guo Jian; Introduction by Edward Friedman and Roderick MacFarquhar
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

The much-anticipated definitive account of China’s Great Famine   An estimated thirty-six million Chinese men, women, and children starved to death during...

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Asia's Giants

Edited by Edward Friedman and Bruce Gilley
Palgrave Macmillan

Ever since China and India began to reform their planned economies in the 1980s, the world has watched as two quite differenct development success stories have...

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