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The Corpse Walker and Other True Stories of Life in China
Language: en
Pages: 318
Authors: Yiwu Liao
Categories: China
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Text Publishing

The Corpse Walker is a collection of twenty-seven extraordinary interviews that opens a window, unlike any other, onto the lives of ordinary, often outcast, Chinese men and women. Liao Yiwu reconstructs conversations he had between 1990 and 2008 with a range of remarkable people- a professional mourner, a human trafficker,
The Corpse Walker
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Yiwu Liao
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Pantheon

Offering a vivid portrait of the bottom of modern-day Chinese society, a collection of oral histories reveals the lives of ordinary, sometimes outcast, Chinese men and women, including a professional mourner, a trafficker in humans, a leper, an abbot, a retired government official, a mortician, a political prisoner, and others.
Beijing from Below
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Harriet Evans
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-01 - Publisher: Duke University Press

Between the early 1950s and the accelerated demolition and construction of Beijing's “old city” in preparation for the 2008 Olympics, the residents of Dashalar—one of the capital city's poorest neighborhoods and only a stone's throw from Tian’anmen Square—lived in dilapidated conditions without sanitation. Few had stable employment. Today, most of
The Boy's Own Annual
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Harriet Evans
Categories: Children's periodicals
Type: BOOK - Published: 1890 - Publisher:

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Pictorial Times
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Harriet Evans
Categories: Sikh War, 1845-1846
Type: BOOK - Published: 1846 - Publisher:

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