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Private Life Under Socialism: Love, Intimacy, and Family Change in a Chinese Village, 1949-1999
Private Life Under Socialism Love Intimacy and Family Change in a Chinese Village 1949-1999
Author: Yunxiang Yan
ISBN-13: 9780804744560
ISBN-10: 0804744564
Publication Date: 3/12/2003
Pages: 289
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Publisher: Stanford University Press
Book Type: Paperback
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An ethnography of a rural Chinese village over many years. The author investigates public-private life, rural relations, romance and intimacy, the changing family structure and other aspects of rural life. Although this is an academic text, it is a very interesting and absorbing read.