James Palmer

The Death of Mao
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The Death of Mao

In the summer of 1976, Mao lay dying, and China was struck by a great natural disaster.

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Heaven Cracks, Earth Shakes
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Heaven Cracks, Earth Shakes

When an earthquake of historic magnitude leveled the industrial city of Tangshan in the summer of 1976, killing more than a half-million people, China was already gripped by widespread social unrest.

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