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Author Ye, Weili.

Title Growing up in the People's Republic : conversations between two daughters of China's revolution / Ye Weili with Ma Xiaodong
Edition First edition
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 177 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Series Palgrave studies in oral history
Palgrave studies in oral history.
Contents 'Even if You Cut It, It Will Not Come Apart' -- 'Flowers of the Nation' -- From Paper Crown to Leather Belt -- Up to the Mountains and Down to the Countryside -- Worker-peasant-solider Students -- The Reform Era
Summary Using their own stories as two case studies, Ye Weili and Ma Xiaodong recount their earlier lives in China from the 1950s to the 1980s, a particularly eventful period that included the catastrophic Cultural Revolution. They also reflect upon the mixed legacy of the early decades of the People's Republic of China (PRC)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-165) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ma, Xiaodong.
Ye, Weili.
China -- History -- 20th century.
China -- History -- Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976 -- Personal narratives.
Genre/Form History.
Personal narratives.
Personal narratives.
Form Electronic book
Author Ma, Xiaodong.
LC no. 2005048676
ISBN 1281365459
1403969965 (paperback)
1403982074 (electronic bk.)
9781403969965 (paperback)
9781403982070 (electronic bk.)