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"Socialism Is Great!" A Worker's Memoir of the New China

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ISBN-10: 0977743373

ISBN-13: 9780977743377

Edition: 2008

Authors: Lijia Zhang

List price: $24.00
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A spirited memoir by a former Chinese factory worker who grew up in Nanjing, participated in the Tiananmen Square protest, and ended up an international journalist. Lijia Zhang worked as a teenager in a factory producing missiles designed to reach North America, queuing every month to give evidence to the "period police" that she wasn't pregnant. In the oppressive routine of guarded compounds and political meetings, Zhang's disillusionment with "The Glorious Cause" drove her to study English, which strengthened her intellectual independence-from bright, western-style clothes, to organizing the largest demonstration by Nanjing workers in support of the Tiananmen Square protest in 1989. By…    
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Book details

List price: $24.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Atlas & Co.
Publication date: 4/17/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English