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My country and my people

Author: Yutang Lin
Publisher: New York : Reynal & Hitchcock, [1935]
Series: John Day book.
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Lin, Yutang, 1895-1976.
My country and my people.
New York, Reynal & Hitchcock [1935]
Online version:
Lin, Yutang, 1895-1976.
My country and my people.
New York, Reynal & Hitchcock [1935]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yutang Lin
OCLC Number: 412588
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xviii, 382 pages : illustrations, plates, facsimile, diagrams ; 21 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Bases. The Chinese people. North and south ; Degeneration ; Infusion of new blood ; Cultural stability ; Racial youth --
The Chinese character. Mellowness ; Patience ; Indifference ; Old roguery ; Pacifism ; Contentment ; Humor ; Conservatism --
The Chinese mind. Intelligence ; Femininity ; Lack of science ; Logic ; Intuition ; Imagination --
Ideals of life. Chinese humanism ; Religion ; The doctrine of the golden mean ; Taoism ; Buddhism --
pt. 2. Life. Woman's life. The subjection of women ; Home and marriage ; Ideal of womanhood ; Education of our daughters ; Love and courtship ; The courtesan and concubinage ; Footbinding ; Emancipation --
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" --
Literary life. A distinction ; Language and thought ; Scholarship ; The college ; Prose ; Literature and politics ; Literary revolution ; Poetry ; Drama ; The novel ; Influence of Western literature --
The artistic life. The artist ; Chinese calligraphy ; Painting ; Architecture --
The art of living. The pleasures of life ; House and garden ; Eating and drinking --
Epilogue. The end of life ; Real China ; A quest for leadership ; The way out.
Series Title: John Day book.
Responsibility: by Lin Yutang ...


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