Shanghai Splendor

Shanghai Splendor

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qWhat a fine and illuminating book! qShanghai Splendorq is an important and captivating work of scholarship.q--David Strand, author of qRickshaw Beijing: City People and Politics in the 1920sq qThis in an outstanding work. Although Shanghai has been among the most popular subjects for scholars in modern Chinese studies, one has yet to see a project as impressive as this. Yeh tells a most fascinating story.q--David Der-wei Wang, author of qThe Monster That Is History: History, Violence, and Fictional Writing in 20th Century ChinaqThe removal of the father-protector exposed the women of Yinga#39;s family to the outside forces of hostility. It broke down the ... It was this knowledge that brought tears to the mother and resignation to the daughter. Numerous other ... Both the ritual and the workplace were exclusively for men; Suna#39;s mother had to stay behind. She tearfully ... He had also been a pupil at the school and had always wanted to become a man of letters. With the death of ... Yuan did manual work and was keptanbsp;...

Title:Shanghai Splendor
Author:Wen-Hsin Yeh
Publisher:Univ of California Press - 2007


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