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American goddess at the rape of Nanking : the courage of Minnie Vautrin

American goddess at the rape of Nanking : the courage of Minnie Vautrin

Author: Hualing Hu
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Hua-ling Hu presents here the amazing untold story of the American missionary Minnie Vautrin, whose unswerving defiance of the Japanese protected ten thousand Chinese women and children and made her a legend among the Chinese people she served."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Minnie Vautrin; Minnie Vautrin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hualing Hu
ISBN: 0809323036 9780809323036 0809323869 9780809323869
OCLC Number: 41355746
Language Note: Translated from Chinese.
Description: xxiv, 184 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: From Secor, Illinois, to Hofei, China --
Administrating Ginling College --
In China's chaotic years --
The year of 1937 and the barbaric rape of Nanking --
The living goddess in the tragic and dark days --
The last days of her life --
Epilogue; Gin Ling Yung Shen (Ginling Forever).
Other Titles: Jinling yong sheng.
Courage of Minnie Vautrin
Responsibility: Hua-ling Hu, with a foreword by Paul Simon.
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The rape of Nanking in 1937 is so called because an estimated 20,000 women were raped by the invading Japanese army. This is a biography of Minnie Vautrin, an American missionary who protected 10,000  Read more...


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Hua-ling Hu has created a powerful, definitive biography of Minnle Vautrin, one of the greatest heroes of World War II. Meticulously researched and poignantly written, American Goddess at the Rape of Read more...

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