The Resource A daughter of Han: : the autobiography of a Chinese woman, (ebook)

A daughter of Han: : the autobiography of a Chinese woman, (ebook)

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A daughter of Han: : the autobiography of a Chinese woman
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A daughter of Han:
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the autobiography of a Chinese woman
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Language
eng
Summary
Within the common destiny is the individual destiny. So it is that through the telling of one Chinese peasant woman's life, a vivid vision of Chinese history and culture is illuminated. Over the course of two years, Ida Pruitt-a bicultural social worker, writer, and contributor to Sino-American understanding-visited with Ning Lao T'ai-ta'i, three times a week for breakfast. These meetings, originally intended to elucidate for Pruitt traditional Chinese family customs of which Lao T'ai-t'ai possessed some insight, became the foundation for an enduring friendship. As Lao T'ai-t'ai described the cultural customs of her family, and of the broader community of which they were a part, she invoked episodes from her own personal history to illustrate these customs, until eventually the whole of her life lay open before her new confidante. Pruitt documented this story, casting light not only onto Lao T'ai-t'ai's own biography, but onto the character of life for the common man of China, writ large. The final product is a portrayal of China that is "vividly and humanly revealed."
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Midwest
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1867-
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Ning
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  • 915.1/03/30924
  • B
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Pruitt, Ida
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  • Ning
  • Women
  • China
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adult
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A daughter of Han: : the autobiography of a Chinese woman, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781786257925
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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MWT11554937
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remote
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11554937
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MWT11554937
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A daughter of Han: : the autobiography of a Chinese woman, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781786257925
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11554937
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11554937
System control number
MWT11554937
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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