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Old Shanghai and the clash of revolution / X.L. Woo.

Author/creator Woo, X. L.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoNew York : Algora Publishing, 2013.
Descriptionx, 206 pages ; 23 cm
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Contents Childhood of Genghua in a capitalist family -- Life little Genghua remembered under Japanese occupation -- How Chinese people keep their festivals before 1949 -- Life of Wu family before Communist Party takes over Shanghai -- The first two political movements have no effect on Wu family -- How capitalists get first financial blow & how Genghua fares in middle school -- Genghua's friend returns to Germany & capitalists get second financial blow -- Anti-rightist movement has little effect on Wu family -- The great leap-forward & steel-making movement -- Genghua learns English from some old scholars & makes new friends -- Tours in West-Suburb Park & to Suzhou City -- Genghua makes more friends & Mrs. Wu's afraid to bribe the policeman -- Capitalists get final financial blow in Cultural Revolution -- Rebels seize power of local governments & armed fights begin the nation over -- How Wu family fares in later period of Cultural Revolution -- Wu family seeks help for permits to Hong Kong & Lin Biao dies -- Genghua starts to translate classics & Cultural Revolution ends -- Genghua gets jobs & shows his talent in English teaching -- Genghua's friend Bai helps to get permits for his mother and brother to go to Hong Kong -- Genghua gets married -- How Genghua and his wife live and work -- Genghua publishes his first book & has a daughter -- Genghua and his family go to the United States.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2013009620
ISBN9780875869964 (soft cover : alkaline paper)
ISBN9780875869971 (hard cover : alkaline paper)

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