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Episode 5

Book of the Week, Tombstone Episode 5 of 5

Mao's support of the system of communal kitchens exacerbates China's famine disaster. As the peasants give up their allotments and their livestock, they have no means of saving themselves when the kitchens run out of food and close down.

Read by David Yip.

Produced and abridged by Jane Marshall
A Jane Marshall production for BBC Radio 4.

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15 minutes

Last on

Sat 14 Oct 2017 02:45

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