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The Phoenix Years : art, resistance and the making of modern China

Author: Madeleine O'Dea
Publisher: Crows Nest, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Amidst all the chatter about China lies this rock of a book, a magnificent memoir/ history from the very core of modern Chinese society and history. It's a wonderful thing where the essential book and the delightful book are, as in this case, the one thing. Let no one speak of China who has not read The Phoenix Years.' Tom Keneally, author of -- The Phoenix Years By following the personal stories of nine  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
O'Dea, Madeleine.
Phoenix Years.
Sydney : Allen & Unwin, 2016
(OCoLC)953062957
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Madeleine O'Dea
ISBN: 9781952534812 195253481X
OCLC Number: 959710251
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover ; Part Title; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; A note on Chinese names; Chapter One: Beijing 1986; Chapter Two: I do not believe!; Chapter Three: The Stars; Chapter Four: Very heaven; Chapter Five: A terrible beauty; Chapter Six: Nothing to my name; Chapter Seven: Whose Utopia?; Chapter Eight: Beijing welcomes you!; Chapter Nine: Isn't something missing?; Chapter Ten: Amnesia and memory; Chapter Eleven: The people and the republic; Pic section ; Dramatis personae; Timeline; Acknowledgements; Notes; Index; ABOUT THE AUTHOR.
Responsibility: Madeleine O'Dea.

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'Amidst all the chatter about China lies this rock of a book, a magnificent memoir/ history from the very core of modern Chinese society and history. It's a wonderful thing where the essential book and the delightful book are, as in this case, the one thing. Let no one speak of China who has not read The Phoenix Years.' Tom Keneally, author of -- The Phoenix Years By following the personal stories of nine contemporary Chinese artists, -- The Phoenix Years is vital reading for anyone interested in China today.

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