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My country and my people

Author: Yutang Lin
Publisher: New York : John Day Co., [1939]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised illustrated editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lin, Yutang, 1895-1976.
My country and my people.
New York, John Day Co. [1939]
(OCoLC)654551138
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yutang Lin
OCLC Number: 1597070
Notes: Includes index.
At head of title: Lin Yutang.
"13th printing, enlarged edition, February, 1939."
Description: xxvi, 440 pages : illustrations, plates, portrait, facsimile ; 23 cm
Contents: Part one: Bases. I. The Chinese people. North and South --
Degeneration --
Infusion of new blood --
Cultural stability --
Racial youth --
II. The Chinese character. Mellowness --
Patience --
Indifference --
Old roguery --
Pacifism --
Contentment --
Humor --
Conservatism --
III. The Chinese mind. Intelligence --
Femininity --
Lack of science --
Logic --
Intuition --
Imagination --
IV. Ideals of life.- Chinese humanism --
Religion --
The doctrine of the golden mean --
Taoism --
Buddhism --
Part Two: Life. V. Woman's life. The subjection of women --
Home and marriage --
Ideal and womanhood --
Education of our daughters --
Love and courtship --
The courtesan and concubinage --
Footbinding --
Emancipation. VI. Social and political life. Absence of the social mind --
The family system --
Nepotism, corruption and manners --
Privilege and equality --
Social classes --
The male triad --
The female triad --
The village system --
"Government by gentlemen" --
VII. Literary life. A distinction --
Language and thought --
Scholarship --
The college --
Prose --
Literature and politics --
Literary revolution --
Poetry --
Drama --
The novel --
Influence of Western literature --
VIII. The artistic life. The artist --
Chinese calligraphy --
Painting --
Architecture --
IX. The art of living. The pleasures of life --
House and garden --
Eating and drinking --
The end of life --
X.A personal story of the Sino-Japanese War. The birth of a nation --
Will our culture save us? --
The new nationalism --
Brewing storms --
Pressure, counter-pressure and explosions --
The man Chiang Kaishek and his strategy --
Why Japan must fail --
The future road for China.
Responsibility: Lin Yutang.

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