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Reporting the Chinese Revolution : the letters of Rayna Prohme

Author: Baruch Hirson; Arthur Knodel; Gregor Benton
Publisher: London ; Ann Arbor : Pluto Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Rayna Prohme and her husband Bill edited an English-language newspaper in Wuhan. Rayna's account of her intimate involvement in the Chinese Revolution brings to life the eventful Wuhan years of 1926-27, which shaped the revolution's course. Her letters illuminate from a personal angle the battle for China's future and include remarkable portraits of some of the people who shaped the Communist and Nationalist  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hirson, Baruch.
Reporting the Chinese Revolution.
London ; Ann Arbor : Pluto Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608149103
Named Person: Rayna Prohme; Helen Freeland; William Prohme; Helen Freeland; Rayna Prohme; William Prohme
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Baruch Hirson; Arthur Knodel; Gregor Benton
ISBN: 9780745326429 0745326420
OCLC Number: 148699775
Description: xiii, 196 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Rayna Prohme: A Retrospect --
2. Road to China --
3. Peking and Canton --
4. Hankow --
5. Shanghai --
6. Vladivostok to Moscow --
7. Moscow.
Other Titles: Letters of Rayna Prohme
Responsibility: Baruch Hirson and Arthur J. Knodel ; edited and with an introduction by Gregor Benton.
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A unique account of the Chinese Revolution, seen through the eyes of American journalist Rayna Prohme.  Read more...

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Rayna Prohme's letters wonderfully convey the excitement of the Nationalist Revolution of 1926-27. A woman of passion and conviction, Prohme threw herself into the revolution' -- S. A. Smith, Read more...

 
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