Summary: "An astonishingly candid view of a once-secret nation with rare archival footage, insightful historical commentary and stunning eyewitness accounts from citizens who struggled through China's most decisive century"--Container.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2007
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC CHI
Summary: Michael Wood has travelled the length and breadth of China, the world's oldest civilization and longest lasting state, to tell a thrilling story of intense drama, fabulous creativity, and deep humanity that stretches back thousands of years. After a century and a half of foreign invasion, civil war, and revolution, China has once again returned to center stage as a global superpower and the...
Publisher / Publication Date: St Martin's Press 2020
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 951 WOO
Summary: An account of the famine that killed roughly thirty-six million Chinese during the Great Leap Forward examines how the communist ideologies and collectivization campaigns perpetuated by the country's leaders caused the catastrophe.
Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.8 YAN
Summary: "In recounting her family history, Lan Yan brings to life a century of Chinese history from the last emperor to present day, including the Cultural Revolution which tore her childhood apart. The little girl who was crushed by the Cultural Revolution has become one of the most active businesswomen in her country. In telling her and her family's story, she serves up an intimate account of the...
Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2020