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Wintry night

Author: Qiao Li
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2001.
Series: Modern Chinese literature from Taiwan.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An epic spanning more than half a century of Taiwan's history, this breathtaking historical novel traces the fortunes of the Pengs, a family of Hakka Chinese settlers, across three generations from the 1890s, just before Taiwan was ceded to Japan as a result of the Sino-Japanese war, through World War II. Li Qiao brilliantly re-creates the dramatic world of these pioneers?and the colonization of Taiwan  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Li, Qiao, 1934-
Wintry night.
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2001
(DLC) 00035882
(OCoLC)43845536
Named Person: Qiao Li; Qiao Li
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Qiao Li
ISBN: 0231505566 9780231505567
OCLC Number: 51574537
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource (291 pages).
Contents: Part one. Wintry night --
Part two. The lone lamp.
Series Title: Modern Chinese literature from Taiwan.
Other Titles: Lone lamp.
Han ye.
Responsibility: Li Qiao ; translated from the Chinese by Taotao Liu & John Balcom.
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An epic spanning more than half a century of Taiwan's history, this breathtaking historical novel traces the fortunes of the Pengs, a family of Hakka Chinese settlers, across three generations from the 1890s, just before Taiwan was ceded to Japan as a result of the Sino-Japanese war, through World War II. Li Qiao brilliantly re-creates the dramatic world of these pioneers?and the colonization of Taiwan itself?exploring their relationships with the aboriginal peoples of Taiwan and their struggle to establish their own ethnic and political identities. This carefully researched work o.

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