Journals Higher Education



Published: 11 January 2017

536 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190622527

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The Killing Wind

A Chinese County's Descent into Madness during the Cultural Revolution

Tan Hecheng, Translated by Stacy Mosher, and Guo Jian

  • Features vivid vignettes and interviews from survivors of the Daoxian massacre
  • Delves into the long term consequences of the killings
  • A powerful deconstruction of Mao Zedong's mythos of peasant revolution
  • Sheds light on one of the twentieth century's greatest human tragedies