Tears from Iron: Cultural Responses to Famine in Nineteenth-Century China

Tears from Iron: Cultural Responses to Famine in Nineteenth-Century China

by Kathryn Edgerton-Tarpley
     
 


"Edgerton-Tarpley's sharp, critical mind is displayed on virtually every page of this stunning-and eminently readable-book. By probing with great insight the range of cultural responses to the terrible North China famine of the late 1870s, the author makes a powerful case for the argument that events-all events-have multiple meanings."—Paul A. Cohen, author… See more details below

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"Edgerton-Tarpley's sharp, critical mind is displayed on virtually every page of this stunning-and eminently readable-book. By probing with great insight the range of cultural responses to the terrible North China famine of the late 1870s, the author makes a powerful case for the argument that events-all events-have multiple meanings."—Paul A. Cohen, author of History in Three Keys: The Boxers as Event, Experience, and Myth

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Chinese Cross Currents - Dominique Tyl

“Very inspiring and reaching well beyond the scope of the research.”

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ISBN-13:
9780520253025
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
04/02/2008
Series:
Asia: Local Studies / Global Themes Series
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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"Very inspiring and reaching well beyond the scope of the research."—Chinese Cross Currents

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