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Author O'Dea, Madeleine, author

Title The Phoenix Years : art, resistance and the making of modern China / Madeleine O'Dea
Published Crows Nest, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2016
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Contents Cover ; Part Title; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; A note on Chinese names; Chapter One: Beijing 1986; Chapter Two: I do not believe!; Chapter Three: The Stars; Chapter Four: Very heaven; Chapter Five: A terrible beauty; Chapter Six: Nothing to my name; Chapter Seven: Whose Utopia?; Chapter Eight: Beijing welcomes you!; Chapter Nine: Isn't something missing?; Chapter Ten: Amnesia and memory; Chapter Eleven: The people and the republic; Pic section ; Dramatis personae; Timeline; Acknowledgements; Notes; Index; ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Summary 'Amidst all the chatter about China lies this rock of a book, a magnificent memoir/ history from the very core of modern Chinese society and history. It's a wonderful thing where the essential book and the delightful book are, as in this case, the one thing. Let no one speak of China who has not read The Phoenix Years.' Tom Keneally, author of -- The Phoenix Years By following the personal stories of nine contemporary Chinese artists, -- The Phoenix Years is vital reading for anyone interested in China today
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Art and popular culture -- China -- 20th century.
Art, Chinese -- 21st century.
China -- History -- 20th century.
China -- History -- 21st century.
China -- Western influences.
China -- 20th century.
China -- 21st century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 195253481X (electronic bk.)
9781952534812 (electronic bk.)