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Between tears and laughter

Author: Yutang Lin
Publisher: [Whitefish, MT] : [Kessinger Publishing's Rare Reprints], [200?, 1943.]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collection of essays. Author believes that the salient fact of the war is the new impulse toward self-rule among the Asiatic countries. --
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yutang Lin
ISBN: 1417985607 9781417985609 9781162782867 1162782862
OCLC Number: 664801312
Description: 216 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: I. The situation. A confession --
Karma --
The emergence of Asia --
The suicide of Greece --
Churchill and Pericles --
World War III --
II. The method. The "white man's burden" --
Government by music --
Mathematics and peace --
Defense of courtesy --
Europeanization of the world --
Defense of the mob --
The future of Asia --
III. Symptoms. Peace by power --
A philosophy of peace --
Peace by point rations --
The science of the bloody earth --
The intellectual's dilemma --
IV. Diagnosis. The character of the modern age --
Origins of the mechanistic mind --
Science to the rescue --
The search for principles --
The common standard for men --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Lin Yutang.

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Collection of essays. Author believes that the salient fact of the war is the new impulse toward self-rule among the Asiatic countries. --

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