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A memoir of China in revolution

from the Boxer Rebellion to the People"s Republic.

by Chester Ronning

  • 107 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL21358914M
ISBN 100394472551

Get this from a library! Come watch the sun go home: a memoir of upheaval and revolution in China. [Chen Chen] -- Chen Chen, a Chinese writer, discusses how she escaped from China during its civil war and settled in America, where she had to adapt to two conflicting cultures. A personal account of Chinese communism, from the Cultural Revolution to today, prepared and edited as a memoir. A Memoir of China’s Cultural Revolution, Part I. By Ph.D. and Yukui Liu.

  Some are surprised that one of China's most prestigious universities was allowed to issue Ji Xianlin's The Cowshed, his memoir of social upheaval during the Mao era, now available in . Ji-Li Jiang showed slides as she talked about her book Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution, published by HarperCollins Children’s book is about her life growing up in.

"An honest memoir filled with the struggles most young people wrestle with: love, identity and idealism." -USA Today "The memoir's greatest strength is its ability to infect the reader with the feverish, hopeful and heartbreaking sense of the early days of the revolution." —Elle "As much a pleasure as an astonishment." - Harper's. CONTEMPORARY CHINA: A BOOK LIST. Cultural Revolution. Cultural Revolution Memoirs/Autobiographies. Deng's & Jiang's Eras. Hu’s Era. Biographies of Leaders. Salt of the Earth: Peasant Protest and Communist Revolution in China.. UCP' The Chinese Revolution in the s: Between Triumph and Disaster.


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A memoir of China in revolution: from the Boxer Rebellion to the People's Republic. [Chester Ronning] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Chester Ronning. A Memoir of China in Revolution: From the Boxer Rebellion to the People's Republic (Light on China)/5. Nine Continents presents a fascinating portrait of China in the eighties and nineties, how the Cultural Revolution shaped families, and how the country’s economic ambitions gave rise to great change.

It is also a moving testament to the birth of a creative spirit, and of a new generation being raised to become citizens of the world.4/5(20). A memoir of China in revolution: from the Boxer Rebellion to the People's Republic by Ronning, Chester, Pages: A memoir of China in revolution: from the Boxer Rebellion to the People's Republic.

Blood Red Sunset: A Memoir of the Chinese Cultural Revolution Paperback – July 1, by Ma Bo (Author), Howard Goldblatt (Translator)/5(10). This book gives the reader insight to postwar China- the Great Leap Forward that resulted in the Great Famine where 40 million Chinese perished; the Cultural Revolution and the raise of the Red Guards and the ensuring struggle for power among the leadership of China/5(7).

Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution is a very moving story. It is heart wrenching to follow each step as China is torn apart and neighbors and family become foes. Traditional values are derided and demeaned as the Revolution and allegiance to Chairman Mao are more important than family and individual concerns/5.

In Ji-li Jiang turned twelve. An outstanding student and leader, she had everything: brains, the admiration of her peers, and a bright future in China′s Communist Party. But that year China′s leader, Mao Ze-dong, launched the Cultural Revolution, and everything changed.

Over the next few years Ji-li and her family were humiliated and scorned by former friends, neighbors, and co-workers.4/5(28).

A memoir of revolutionary China, [Ruth V Hemenway] -- This is Dr. Ruth Hemenway's graphic account of her life in China as a physician, surgeon, teacher and observer during 18 critical years before the Communist revolution.

InTIME published a lengthy excerpt from Nien Cheng’s memoir Life and Death in Shanghai, the tale of her experience as a target of that prosecution. On the 50th anniversary of. IN OUR TIME: Memoir of a Revolution User Review - Kirkus A cogent, vivid view that conveys the drama and urgency of the women's liberation movement, from a writer who was both a committed activist and a critical observer, sometimes simultaneously.5/5(1).

In her memoir of growing up in Shanghai during China's Cultural Revolution, Ji-Li Jiang paints a clear and devastating portrait of a brutal political movement that ruined many lives -- and had a deep impact on her own family.

The engaging story makes young readers want to 4/5. This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. It’s a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom. It'sand twelve-year-old Ji-li Jiang has everything a girl could want: brains, popularity, and a bright future in Communist China.4/4().

In this memoir Ji-li Jiang tells the story of the beginning years of the Cultural Revolution in China when she was between the ages of 12 to Her grandparents had been "landowners", thus they were labeled as such and did not merit a good class status/5.

Ping Fu's childhood tales of China's cultural revolution spark controversy. Experts have cast doubt on key elements of Ping Fu's memoir, Bend Not Break.

In a chapter of her book. Red Scarf Girl is a historical memoir written by Ji-li Jiang about her experiences during the Cultural Revolution of China, with a foreword by David Henry Hwang. Ji-li Jiang was very important in her classroom and was respected until when the Cultural Revolution started.

In Red Scarf Girl, Ji-li was at the top of her class and the da-dui-zhang, or Student Council President, of her school.

However, Publisher: Harper Collins. An elite Chinese family, ensnared in the Cultural Revolution A shop in Beijing selling Mao Zedong memorabilia. Lan Yan writes about the brutality her Author: Diana Preston.

A vivid and mesmerizing memoir of the six months the author spent in Cuba ina time when she began to develop her own fervent political Guillermoprieto—an award–winning journalist and arguably our most clear-eyed observer of Latin America—now turns her keen powers of observation onto her own, younger self.

In this richly evocative chronicle, Guillermoprieto 3/5(3). Yang Jiang, at ; wrote iconic memoir of Cultural Revolution By Amy Qin New York Times,p.m. BEIJING — Yang Jiang, a Chinese author, playwright, and translator whose stoically. In London, she began work on her seminal book about Chinese women's lives The Good Women of China, a memoir relating many of the stories she heard while hosting her radio show ("Words on the Night Breeze") in China.

The book is a candid revelation of many Chinese women's thoughts and experiences that took place both during and after the Born:Beijing. Well written memoir from the Cultural Revolution onwards.

I read this at the same time as Jan Wong's "Red China Blues" and was interested to note the difference between the two books - one, Jan Wong's, about an idealistic Canadian choosing to come to China - and the other, this one, about a girl who had no choice but to suffer through the Cultural Revolution/5.

Rae Yang's autobiography is quite a remarkable, impressive account of being a member of the Red Guard during China's Cultural Revolution during the s and s.

The story shows a multi generational values and class values/5.