Books tagged: cultural revolution

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El Show de Mao
Price: $6.35 USD. Words: 37,110. Language: Spanish. Published: March 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Cuatro décadas han pasado desde la muerte de Mao Tse-tung. La Revolución Cultural trató de reescribir la historia, no lo consiguió. Chou EnLai invitó a Richard Nixon y se abrió al turismo. En 1975 pasé 17 días en China, de Cantón a Pekín. Anticipaba visitas cargadas de historia, arte y ópera. Mi viaje fue muy distinto. Solo el Pequeño Libro Rojo resistió el choque con la realidad: ¡era rojo!
Brushstrokes in Time
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,260. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2016 by Claret. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This memoir of fictional Chinese artist, Little Winter, is written for her American daughter. It takes the story of Communist China beyond the death of Mao and for the first time in fiction shows the birth of the radical art movement,The Stars, in1979. Her haunting love story connects us to this time of hope for freedom of expression in China, and to a man frustrated by ‘being kept in small shoes'
Shattered China Dream
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 245,870. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
For 100 years, three generations of the author’s Anglo-Chinese family lived in China. They were unfairly treated due to their mixed blood, particularly in the era of Mao. After more than 20 years of studying, researching and verifying Chinese Modern History as well as family history, the author tells a remarkable true story of three generations living in China and tracing their British ancestry.
Out of Time in Wan Chai
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015 by Blue Lettuce Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
From a not too distant past in Wan Chai district, Hong Kong, take: 1. An idealistic revolutionary: a dreamer but nevertheless a bright young lady. 2. A heavy set French man: a quiet, aging arms dealer. 3. A cop, somewhat corrupted…
After the Bitter Comes the Sweet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,590. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After growing up in poverty in wartime China, Yulin Wang married Sidney Rittenberg, an idealistic American who had stayed in China to help the Communists after 1949. Working for Radio Peking, they had four children and a good life until the Cultural Revolution, when her husband was jailed on false charges. Her memoir is a tale of determination, resilience, and struggle.
Webster
Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 39,130. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Western
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.
My Half of the Sky
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 207,250. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: 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.
The Same Moon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 155,190. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Educational
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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.
Harvey Wasserman's History of the United States
Price: $3.60 USD. Words: 74,620. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Categories: 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.
Steal This Hero: An Abbie Hoffman Love Song In Two Verses, One Chorus and a Coda
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2010 by New Paradigm Press. Categories: 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.