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Tigers and butterflies : selected writings on politics, culture, and society

Author: Suyin Han; Aamer Hussein
Publisher: London : Earthscan, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays spanning 30 years on the culture, society and politics of a range of Third World countries, the most recent being a record of the author's meeting with the old Chinese leaders  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Han, Suyin, 1917-
Tigers and butterflies.
London : Earthscan, 1990
(OCoLC)610027494
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suyin Han; Aamer Hussein
ISBN: 1853830690 9781853830693
OCLC Number: 24630040
Language Note: Translation of the Chinese.
Description: 247 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction by Aamer Hussein; social changes in Asia; tigers and butterflies; the Aborigines; picnic in Malaya; relations between east and west; why Cambodia rejected aid; the rich vs the poor (a new attitude); the troubles miscalled racial; a tale of peacocks; America, America; computers and horoscopes; the neighbourhood scene; come laugh with me; the fruit of their loins; looking for a platypus and meeting the Australians; Algeria - profile of a nation; Kabylin - villages on the crests; water too pure; population growth and birth control in China; how China tackles cancer; Mao Tsetung, Chou Enlai and the Chinese people; China's new hundred flowers; looking forward; a personal memory of Zhou Enlai; land and water in China; two weeks in Beijing.
Responsibility: Han Suyin ; edited and with an introduction by Aamer Hussein.

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