The Man Awakened from Dreams: Man Awakened from Dreams / Edition 1

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Overview


“It should be on any short-list of ‘necessary’ books on modern China.”—American Historical Review
“The Man Awakened from Dreams is a skillfully crafted book that deserves a wide readership....[It] is a splendid example of the value of studying particular individuals, areas and events to expand, refine and enliven the relatively abstract generalizations of more broadly based studies.”—The China Journal
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"The richness of this compelling and riveting book cannot be encompassed in a short review. It is fortunate for us that Harrison brings to life a vanished world of family, work, and land and shows how these elements connect to the region, nation, and world in a time of remarkable political and economic transformations in Asia."—Agricultural History

"It should be on any short-list of 'necessary' books on modern China."—American Historical Review

"The Man Awakened from Dreams is a skillfully crafted book that deserves a wide readership....[It] is a splendid example of the value of studying particular individuals, areas and events to expand, refine and enliven the relatively abstract generalizations of more broadly based studies."—The China Journal

"...eye-opening....Harrison does nothing less than open up for us a whole new world."—Journal of Asian Studies

"A tour de force of originality, clarity, and skillful organization....this tome deserves praise as a significant addition to the scholarship of modern Chinese history."—Chinese Historical Review

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780804750691
  • Publisher: Stanford University Press
  • Publication date: 1/30/2005
  • Edition description: 1
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,261,131
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author


Henrietta Harrison is Lecturer in Chinese Studies at the University of Leeds.
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Table of Contents

1 Writing 9
2 The Confucian scholar 21
3 The Filial son 51
4 The representative of the people 83
5 The merchant 113
6 The farmer 136
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