The Long March: An Account of Modern China

The Long March: An Account of Modern China

by Simone de Beauvoir
     
 

ISBN-10: 1842123998

ISBN-13: 9781842123997

Pub. Date: 03/01/1902

Publisher: Phoenix Press, WC2

Author of The Second Sex, and one of the 20th century's most brilliant writers, Simone de Beauvoir turns her attention eastward to China and paints a masterly picture of that nation in modern times. Honest and detailed, it comes from de Beauvoir's personal journey through the country: "I have tried to evaluate all the knowledge gained at first-hand, by

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Author of The Second Sex, and one of the 20th century's most brilliant writers, Simone de Beauvoir turns her attention eastward to China and paints a masterly picture of that nation in modern times. Honest and detailed, it comes from de Beauvoir's personal journey through the country: "I have tried to evaluate all the knowledge gained at first-hand, by actually seeing places and talking with people," she said, poignantly, noting how the Chinese "are fighting hard to build a human world." Invaluable.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781842123997
Publisher:
Phoenix Press, WC2
Publication date:
03/01/1902
Series:
Phoenix Press Series
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
5.58(w) x 8.52(h) x 1.57(d)

Table of Contents

Preliminaries9
1.The Discovery of Peking33
2.The Peasants82
3.The Family127
4.Industry165
5.Culture227
6.The Defensive Effort364
7.The First of October417
8.Cities of China434
Conclusions477
Index503

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