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The Resource China witness : voices from a silent generation, Xinran ; translated from Chinese by Nicky Harman, Julia Lovell and Esther Tyldesley

China witness : voices from a silent generation, Xinran ; translated from Chinese by Nicky Harman, Julia Lovell and Esther Tyldesley

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China witness : voices from a silent generation
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China witness
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voices from a silent generation
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Xinran ; translated from Chinese by Nicky Harman, Julia Lovell and Esther Tyldesley
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Subject
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Language
  • eng
  • chi
  • eng
Summary
An extraordinary work of oral history that illuminates the diverse ways in which the Chinese perceive and understand their own modern history
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Title
China witness
Creator
Summary
An extraordinary work of oral history that illuminates the diverse ways in which the Chinese perceive and understand their own modern history
Subject
Genre
Biography type
collective biography
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
951.0092/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
CT1826
LC item number
.X57 2009
Literary form
non fiction
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adult
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Xinran ; translated from Chinese by Esther Tyldesley, Nicky Harman and Julia Lovell
China witness : voices from a silent generation, Xinran ; translated from Chinese by Nicky Harman, Julia Lovell and Esther Tyldesley
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China witness : voices from a silent generation, Xinran ; translated from Chinese by Nicky Harman, Julia Lovell and Esther Tyldesley
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  • "Originally published in Great Britain by Chatto & Windus, The Random House Group Limited, London, in 2008"--T.p. verso
  • Includes index
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Contents
Yao Popo, or the Medicine Woman of Xingyi -- Two generations of the Lin family: the curse of a legend -- New discoveries in Xinjiang, the world's biggest prison -- On the road, interlude 1: interview with a north-western taxi driver -- Pioneers of China's oil: a distinguished husband and wife -- Acrobat: from counter-revolutionary's daughter to national medal winner -- On the road, interlude 2: talking to a Chinese colleague about Tibet, folk customs, tiger stoves and the Chinese Jews -- Tea houses and news singers: three thousand years of anecdotes and wonders -- Carrying on a craft tradition: the Qin Huai lantern-makers -- Across mountain and grassland: a witness to the Long March -- Savouring her blessings after trials and tribulations: the woman general born in America -- Interlude 3: love letters -- On the road, interlude 4: reflections between the lines -- The policeman: a cop who entered the police force as the People's Republic was founded -- The shoe-mender mother: 28 years spent out in all weathers -- On the road, interlude 5: a squall at the 4 May memorial -- Afterword: images of my motherland
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ocn232129581
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
434 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780375425479
Lccn
2008035840
Other physical details
ill., map

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