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The adventures of Wu : the life cycle of a Peking man. Volumes I and II

Author: H Y Lowe
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [1983] ©1983
Series: JSTOR EBA.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Originally published 1940. First published by Princeton 1983 and assigned new ISBN when reissued as a print-on-demand title in 2014.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
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Lowe, H.Y.
Adventures of Wu : the life cycle of a Peking man. Volumes I and II.
Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [1983]
xxii, 239, 250 pages ; 25 cm.
(DLC) 82048568
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: H Y Lowe
ISBN: 9781400855896 1400855896 9780691065526 0691065527 9780691014005 0691014000 0691613311 9780691613314
OCLC Number: 889251044
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: Peking, China : Peking Chronicle Press, 1940-1941.
Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (514 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: *FrontMatter, pg. i*ORIGINAL PUBLISHER'S NOTE, pg. v*CONTENTS, pg. vii*INTRODUCTION, pg. xiii*FOREWORD, pg. xxi*INTRODUCING THE WU FAMILY, pg. 1*A SON IS BORN, pg. 11*THE THIRD DAY BATH, pg. 18*THE FULL MONTH CELEBRATION, pg. 26*THE VISIT TO THE GRANDPARENTS, pg. 43*THE FIRST YEAR PASSES, pg. 52*A DOCTOR IS CONSULTED, pg. 68*THE MIAO FENG SHAN PILGRIMAGE, pg. 79*CHINESE NURSERY RHYMES, pg. 96*FAMOUS FLOWERS OF PEKING, pg. 103*THREE PICTURESQUE TEMPLES, pg. 111*AMUSEMENTS IN SEASON, pg. 118*HOME GARDENS, pg. 127*GAMES FOR CHILDREN, pg. 134*THE DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL, pg. 141*THE TEMPLE OUTSIDE HATA MEN, pg. 149*TEASHOP STORYTELLERS, pg. 154*A POPULAR FAIR, pg. 159*SUMMER PASTIMES, pg. 169*FIRST STEPS TO KNOWLEDGE, pg. 182*A FISHING EXPEDITION, pg. 187*LITTLE BALD HEAD GOES TO SCHOOL, pg. 198*OLD MR, WU'S BIRTHDAY, pg. 209*THE SEVENTH DAY OF THE SEVENTH MONTH, pg. 221*ANCESTOR WORSHIP, pg. 232*WATER PLANTS AND DRAGONS, pg. 1*THE WAYS OF PEKING PIGEONS, pg. 6*THE IMPORTANCE OF FRIENDSHIP, pg. 16*THE COMING OF AUTUMN, pg. 22*THE MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL, pg. 31*IN SEARCH OF A PEKINGESE, pg. 42*YELLOW WINE AND WHITE WINE, pg. 50*HUNTING IN ANCIENT CHINA, pg. 56*THE FESTIVAL OF THE DOUBLE YANG, pg. 63*OLD MR. WU BECOMES ILL, pg. 75*DEATH PROCEDURES, pg. 85*FUNERAL CEREMONIES, pg. 94*THE FUNERAL IS HELD, pg. 110*SKATES, CHESS AND PORRIDGE, pg. 131*PREPARING FOR THE NEW YEAR, pg. 140*THE LUNAR NEW YEAR, pg. 155*VISITING THE TEMPLES, pg. 162*THE CHANG TIEN-ERH FAIR, pg. 174*THE BETROTHAL OF YOUNG WU, pg. 190*YOUNG WU IS MARRIED, pg. 207*INDEX, pg. 229*ERRATA, pg. 251
Series Title: JSTOR EBA.
Responsibility: by H.Y. Lowe ; with an introduction by Derk Bodde.

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