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Author Woo, X. L.
Title Old Shanghai and the clash of revolution [electronic resource] / X.L. Woo.
Publication Info. New York : Algora Publishing, 2013.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Woo, X. L.
Woo, X. L. -- Family.
Shanghai (China) -- Biography.
Revolutions -- Social aspects -- China -- Shanghai -- History -- 20th century.
Shanghai (China) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
English teachers -- China -- Shanghai -- Biography.
China -- History -- 1949-1976 -- Biography.
China -- History -- 1976-2002 -- Biography.
Authors, Chinese -- Biography.
Immigrants -- United States -- Biography.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780875869964 0875869963 9780875869971 0875869971 (DLC) 2013009620
ISBN 087586998X (electronic bk.)
9780875869988 (electronic bk.)
9780875869964 (soft cover : alkaline paper)
0875869963 (soft cover : alkaline paper)
9780875869971 (hard cover : alkaline paper)
0875869971 (hard cover : alkaline paper)
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