Books tagged: cultural revolution

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Steal This Hero: An Abbie Hoffman Love Song In Two Verses, One Chorus and a Coda
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Price: Free! Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2010 by New Paradigm Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A funny and deeply moving memoir of the author's finding Abbie Hoffman's "Steal This Book" while a pre-teen growing up in a Midwest small town at the end of the Nixon era, and of his disappointing "coming of age" as a full-fledged Abbie-loving cultural revolutionary "Yippie" during a '70s-'80s that had long ago traded "The Revolution" for the hedonistic, "Shut up and dance!" ethic of Disco-mania.
Memories of an Eastern Sky
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 76,350. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2010 by Aberdeen Bay. Category: Fiction » Drama » Asian
Memories of an Eastern Sky is a fiction based on the true story of a boy born into a loving family in the freezing, lawless, and foreboding confines of China. The main character quickly learns that the government wields crushing power. When officials accuse his father of being counterrevolutionary, his family makes the courageous decision not to succumb to the Cultural Revolution.
Harvey Wasserman's History of the United States
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Price: $3.60 USD. Words: 74,620. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Howard Zinn calls HARVEY WASSERMAN'S HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES "a beautiful example of a people's history." This best-selling cult favorite is a fast-moving romp that Rolling Stone has called "a pleasure to read." Built around the hidden history of the farmers, workers and "hippie" Bohemians who made our country great, there is no more memorable book about those who made America great.
The Same Moon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 155,190. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
Pearl Zhang was born in China, and grew up during the Cultural Revolution. She was raised in a typically Chinese manner, went to school, got a job and got married, then she went to the United Kingdom, and stayed. Follow Pearl's Journey, from the East to the West, and discover a New World through her eyes.
My Half of the Sky
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 207,260. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Chairman Mao said, "Women hold up half the sky." For Li Hui, a recent university graduate, that means following her dream of becoming a teacher, finding love and fulfilling her family obligations. But her father's debts and demands for an arranged marriage will soon pull her away from everything she truly desires . . . and Li Hui is forced to make her place in China's changing cultural landscape.
Webster
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Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 39,130. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A closed world of insiders. An influx of outsiders. Three old graves on Cherokee Bluff, their occupants and secrets long forgotten, become the center of an unusual land dispute when a stranger brings news of past events that will rock a local community's understanding of its history.
The Old Man of Heron Village
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,110. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » Asian
The short story "The Old Man of Heron of Village" is the poignant tale of simple farmer during China's turbulent Cultural Revolution who finds a chance to express his deep love for the man who is a living Buddha to him - Chairman Mao. However, his efforts lead him into a world beyond his understanding.
Aquarian Revolution: Back to the Land
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 102,990. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
"Aquarian Revolution: Back to the Land" reveals the guts, glory, and grief of 1960s social upheaval and documents the real accomplishments wrought when dreams are forged into reality. In turn funny, heart-rending, and inspiring, these thirty-two interviews reflect not only the flavor of those times but also the continuing ethic so deeply embedded in the Baby Boom generation’s consciousness.