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Revolution Is Not a Dinner Party
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Ying Chang Compestine
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-09-29 - Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)

The summer of 1972, before I turned nine, danger began knocking on doors all over China. Nine-year-old Ling has a very happy life. Her parents are both dedicated surgeons at the best hospital in Wuhan, and her father teaches her English as they listen to Voice of America every evening
A Renegade History of the United States
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Thaddeus Russell
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-02 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Popular historian Thaddeus Russell offers a highly provocative and absorbing new perspective on America's history that will turn convention on its head and is sure to elicit as much controversy as it does support. Russell shows that drunkards, laggards, prostitutes, and pirates were the real heroes of the American Revolution.
China's Cultural Revolution, 1966-69: Not a Dinner Party
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Michael Schoenhals
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-04 - Publisher: Routledge

Mao Zedong launched the "Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution" 30 years ago. This documentary history of the event presents a selection of key primary documents dealing with the Cultural Revolution's massive and bloody assault on China's political and social systems.
The Modernist Movement in Brazil
Language: en
Pages: 236
Authors: John Nist
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-06 - Publisher: University of Texas Press

“Ask an authority on Brazilian culture what he considers to be the most significant artistic event in Brazil during this century,” observes John Nist, “and he will quickly reply, ‘The Modern Art Week Exhibition, staged in Sao Paulo in February, 1922.’ This public demonstration and aesthetic manifesto represented a cut
Politics in China
Language: en
Pages: 576
Authors: William A. Joseph
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-14 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

On October 1, 2009, the People's Republic of China (PRC) celebrated the 60th anniversary of its founding. And what an eventful and tumultuous six decades it had been. During that time, under the leadership of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), China was transformed from one of the world's poorest countries

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