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Portraits of Chinese Women in Revolution / Edition 1
     

Portraits of Chinese Women in Revolution / Edition 1

by Agnes Smedley
 

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ISBN-10: 0912670444

ISBN-13: 9780912670447

Pub. Date: 11/01/1993

Publisher: Feminist Press at CUNY, The

Agnes Smedley, author of Daughter of Earth, worked in and wrote about China from 1928 to 1941. These 18 pieces—all out of print and most unavailable even in public libraries—are based on interviews with revolutionary women. They include descriptions of the massacre of feminists in the Canton commune, of the silk workers of Canton whose solidarity

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Agnes Smedley, author of Daughter of Earth, worked in and wrote about China from 1928 to 1941. These 18 pieces—all out of print and most unavailable even in public libraries—are based on interviews with revolutionary women. They include descriptions of the massacre of feminists in the Canton commune, of the silk workers of Canton whose solidarity earns them the charge of lesbianism, and of Mother Tsai, a 60-year-old peasant who leads village women in smashing an opium den.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780912670447
Publisher:
Feminist Press at CUNY, The
Publication date:
11/01/1993
Edition description:
1st EDITION
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
522,114
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

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