Wuxuan Old Street
|• Total||1,739 km2 (671 sq mi)|
|Time zone||China Standard (UTC+8)|
During the Cultural Revolution, the county was the site of pitched battles between rival factions. The investigative journalist Zheng Yi wrote of these battles and cases of cannibalism of members of the fallen faction in his book Scarlet Memorial: Tales Of Cannibalism In Modern China.
References and further reading
- Sutton, Donald S. (January 1995). "Consuming Counterrevolution: The Ritual and Culture of Cannibalism in Wuxuan, Guangxi, China, May to July 1968". Comparative Studies in Society and History. Cambridge University Press. 37 (1): 136–172. doi:10.1017/S0010417500019575. JSTOR 179381.
- Zheng, Yi (1996). Scarlet Memorial: Tales of Cannibalism in Modern China. edited and translated by T. P. Sym. With a Foreward by Ross Terrill. Boulder, CO: Westview Press. ISBN 081332615X.
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