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Mao's Great Famine

Author
Frank Dikötter
My last highlight
2023-05-03
Number of highlights
3

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Mao, like Stalin, was incapable of seeing anybody as an equal, and, like Stalin, the Chairman had no doubt about his own role in history. He was sure of his own genius and infallibility
When the Yellow River flows clear’, in Chinese, is the equivalent of the expression ‘when pigs fly’.
When the Yellow River flows clear’, in Chinese, is the equivalent of the expression ‘when pigs