The Ugly Wife is a Treasure at Home

True Stories of Love and Marriage in Communist China

Melissa Margaret Schneider

For centuries, Chinese marriage involved matchmakers, child brides, dowries, and concubines, until the People's Republic of China was established in 1949. This book explores love in Communist China through the personal memories of those who endured the Cultural Revolution and the generations that followed.
Publication date:
October 2014
Publisher :
Potomac Books, Inc.
Language:
English
Format Available     Quantity Price
Paperback
ISBN : 9781612346946
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£11.99
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Overview
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• A collection of intimate and remarkable stories presents a rare view of Chinese history, social customs, and Communism during the Cultural Revolution from the perspective of ordinary citizens.

For centuries, Chinese marriage involved matchmakers, child brides, dowries, and concubines, until the People's Republic of China was established in 1949. This book explores love in Communist China through the personal memories of those who endured the Cultural Revolution and the generations that followed. This collection of intimate stories gives readers a rare view of Chinese history, social customs, and Communism from the perspective of ordinary citizens.

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