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Portraits of Chinese Women in Revolution

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   Agnes Smedley worked in and wrote about China from 1928 to 1941. Her biographers have collected 18 of her stories and reportage on Chinese women, all out of print and most unavailable even in public libraries. The stories, based on interviews with revolutionary women, include descriptions of the massacre of feminists in the Canton commune, of the silkworkers 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. This book is a moving document of a people in the throes of revolution, with rare photographs taken by Smedley of the people she spoke with.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780912670447
Editor:
MacKinnon, Jan
Editor:
MacKinnon, Steve
Editor:
MacKinnon, Jan
Editor:
MacKinnon, Steve
Author:
MacKinnon, Jan
Author:
Smedley, Agnes
Author:
MacKinnon, Steve
Author:
Howe, Florence
Publisher:
Feminist Press
Location:
Old Westbury, N.Y. :
Subject:
Women
Subject:
History
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
China
Subject:
Asia - China
Subject:
Women's Studies - History
Subject:
Women -- China -- History.
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Smedley, Agnes
Subject:
Gender Studies-General
Subject:
Gender Studies-Womens Studies
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
936
Publication Date:
19931131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
11 BandW photographs
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 x 0.6 in 11 oz

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