White Poppies and Other Stories

White Poppies and Other Stories

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Overview

The stories collected here illuminate two recent phenomena in China. The first migration—the "up to the mountains, down to the villages" movement of the late 1960s to 1970s, where approximately twelve to fourteen million educated urban youth left the cities to work on farms, and the large voluntary migration since the 1990s of tens of millions of peasants into the cities.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781933947235
Publisher: Cornell University (CEAS)
Publication date: 01/01/2011
Series: Cornell East Asia Series , #153
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Karen Gernant (Translator)
Karen Gernant is professor emeritus of Chinese history at Southern Oregon University.

Chen Zeping (Translator)
Chen Zeping is professor in Chinese linguistics at Fujian Normal University.

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