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Author Meyer, Kathryn, 1947- author

Title Life and death in the garden : sex, drugs, cops, and robbers in wartime China / Kathryn Meyer
Published Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2014]
©2014
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Series State and society in East Asia
State and society in East Asia.
Contents Acknowledgments -- A word about transliterations and names -- Prologue -- Introduction -- In the garden -- Ice city -- Settlers -- Dirty work -- Contested land -- Conflict -- Manchukuo -- Control -- Working girls -- Harbin vice drugs -- Harbin vice gambling -- End of the road -- Punishing the police -- Conclusion -- Appendix A Character list -- Appendix B Cursing -- Appendix C Flophouse names and franchise owners -- Appendix D Currency -- Appendix E Cost of scavenged goods -- Appendix F Smuggling costs -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the author
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Crime -- China -- Harbin -- History -- 20th century.
Drug traffic -- China -- Harbin -- History -- 20th century.
Prostitution -- China -- Harbin -- History -- 20th century.
China -- Relations -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
Japan -- Relations -- China -- History -- 20th century.
Manchuria (China) -- History -- 1931-1945.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1442223537 (electronic bk)
9781442223530 (electronic bk)