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Yang Jisheng

 Yang Jisheng

Yang Jisheng was born in 1940, joined the Communist Party in 1964, and worked for the Xinhua News Agency from January 1968 until his retirement in 2001. He is now a deputy editor at Yanhuang Chunqiu (Chronicles of History), an official journal that regularly skirts censorship with articles on controversial political topics.

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Tombstone

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

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

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