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

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

Label
China witness : voices from a silent generation
Title
China witness
Title remainder
voices from a silent generation
Statement of responsibility
Xinran ; translated from Chinese by Esther Tyldesley, Nicky Harman and Julia Lovell
Creator
Subject
Genre
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
Summary
An extraordinary work of oral history that illuminates the diverse ways in which the Chinese perceive and understand their own modern history
Biography type
collective biography
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298163
Cataloging source
DLC
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1958-
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Xinran
Dewey number
951.0092/2
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the Chinese
LC call number
CT1826
LC item number
.X57 2009
Literary form
non fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
China
Target audience
adult
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voices from a silent generation
Label
China witness : voices from a silent generation, Xinran ; translated from Chinese by Esther Tyldesley, Nicky Harman and Julia Lovell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Originally published in 2008 in Great Britain by Chatto & Windus, The Random House Group Limited, London."
  • Includes index
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: 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: Years Spent out in All Weathers / On the Road, Interlude 5: A Squall at the 4 May Memorial / Afterword: Images of My Motherland
Control code
ocn232129581
Dimensions
cm.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9780375425479
Lccn
2008035840
System control number
(OCoLC)232129581
Label
China witness : voices from a silent generation, Xinran ; translated from Chinese by Esther Tyldesley, Nicky Harman and Julia Lovell
Publication
Note
  • "Originally published in 2008 in Great Britain by Chatto & Windus, The Random House Group Limited, London."
  • Includes index
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: 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: Years Spent out in All Weathers / On the Road, Interlude 5: A Squall at the 4 May Memorial / Afterword: Images of My Motherland
Control code
ocn232129581
Dimensions
cm.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9780375425479
Lccn
2008035840
System control number
(OCoLC)232129581

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