Chinese famine of 1928–30

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The Chinese famine of 1928–1930 was a famine in the period when the Republic of China was ruling Mainland China. In 1928–1930, a drought hit the provinces of Henan, Shaanxi, and Gansu.[1] The famine hit a large area of North China. It was estimated that about 3 million people died in the famine.[2] The inefficiency of relief has been pointed out as a factor which aggravated the famine.[3]


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  2. ^ Through Chinese eyes: tradition, revolution, and transformation by E. Vernoff and P. J. Seybolt.
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