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Dr. Frank Dikötter is Chair Professor of Humanities at the University of Hong Kong. He has published nine books that have changed the ways historians view modern China, including Tragedy of Liberation: A History of the Chinese Revolution, 1945-1957 and Mao’s Great Famine: The History of China’s Most Devastating Catastrophe, which won the 2011 Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction.

How did the Cultural Revolution begin? What were its driving ideas? And what were its effects? Dr. Frank Dikötter addressed these questions at the …

China China Forum

Editor’s Note: These remarks were delivered during the inaugural China Forum in Washington, D.C., on November 5, 2015. Let me start by offering you …