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Women in China -

Related categories: Feminism & Women / World - Asia /
Related booklists: Women in Asia, Women's Biography and Autobiography,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 13 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Once Upon A Time in the East: A Story of Growing up by Xiaolu Guo
    Once Upon A Time in the East: A Story of Growing up - by Xiaolu Guo

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784702946 | ISBN 10: 1784702943

    *Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award 2017* *Shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award 2017* *Shortlisted for the Jhalak Prize 2018* *Selected as a 2017 Book of the Year in the Sunday Times*   Xiaolu Guo meets her parents for ... more

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  • The Kingdom of Women: Life, Love and Death in China's Hidden Mountains - by Choo Waihong

    £17.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784537241 | ISBN 10: 1784537241

    In a mist-shrouded valley on China's invisible border with Tibet is a place known as the 'Kingdom of Women', where a small tribe called the Mosuo lives in a cluster of villages that have changed little in centuries. This is one of the last matrilinea ... more

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  • Cover image of book Leftover Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China by Leta Hong Fincher
    Leftover Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China - by Leta Hong Fincher

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781783607891 | ISBN 10: 1783607890

    In the early years of the People’s Republic, the Communist Party sought to transform gender relations. Yet those gains have been steadily eroded in China’s post-socialist era.   Contrary to the image presented by China’s media, women in ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston
    The Woman Warrior - by Maxine Hong Kingston

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781447275220 | ISBN 10: 1447275225

    With an introduction by Xiaolu Guo   A classic memoir set during the Chinese revolution of the 1940s and inspired by folklore, providing a unique insight into the life of an immigrant in America.   When we Chinese girls listened to the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang
    Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China - by Jung Chang

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780007463404 | ISBN 10: 0007463405

    Few books have ever had such an impact as 'Wild Swans'. Since its first publication it has been translated into 30 languages and sold more than 10 million copies.  Through the story of three generations of women in her own family - grandmother, moth ... more

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  • Cover image of book Scattered Sand: The Story of China
    Scattered Sand: The Story of China's Rural Migrants - by Hsiao-Hung Pai

    £16.99   hardback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781844678860 | ISBN 10: 1844678865

    Each year, 200 million workers from Chinas vast rural interior travel between cities and provinces in search of employment: the largest human migration in history. This indispensable army of labour accounts for half of Chinas GDP, but is an unorgan ... more

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  • Cover image of book Message from an Unknown Chinese Mother: Stories of Loss and Love by Xinran, translated by Nicky Harman
    Message from an Unknown Chinese Mother: Stories of Loss and Love - by Xinran, translated by Nicky Harman

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780099535751 | ISBN 10: 0099535750

    Message from an Unknown Chinese Mother is made up of the stories of Chinese mothers whose daughters have been wrenched from them, and also brings us the voices of some adoptive mothers from different parts of the world. These are stories which Xinran ... more

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  • Cover image of book Factory Girls: Voices from the Heart of Modern China by Leslie T. Chang
    Factory Girls: Voices from the Heart of Modern China - by Leslie T. Chang

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780330447362 | ISBN 10: 033044736x

    Every year in China millions of migrant workers leave their rural towns to find jobs in the cities. These people are the driving forces behind Chinas economic boom: they work very hard and for little money to make the trainers, ornaments, designer h ... more

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  • Cover image of book Daughter of the River: A Memoir by Hong Ying
    Daughter of the River: A Memoir - by Hong Ying

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781408803134 | ISBN 10: 1408803135

    A vivid memoir of a young girl growing up in Mao's China.   Born during the Great Famine of the early 1960s, Hong Ying grew up in a slum on the hilly Yangtze bank, constantly aware of the sacrifices her family made so that she would survive. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black Country to Red China: One Girl
    Black Country to Red China: One Girl's Story from War-torn England to Revolutionary China - by Esther Cheo Ying

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780099536031 | ISBN 10: 009953603x

    Born in pre-Revolutionary China and brought up in the Midlands, Esther Cheo Ying returned to China in 1949 after a traumatic childhood, convinced that there she would find the happiness and sense of belonging she longed for. Caught up in the turmoil ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Long March by Sun Shuyun
    The Long March - by Sun Shuyun

    £9.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780007194803 | ISBN 10: 0007194803

    Every nation has its founding myth, and for modern China it is the Long March.  In 1934, the fledgling Communist Party and its 200,000 strong armies were forced out of their bases by Chiang Kaishek and his National troops. Walking more than 1 ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ten Thousand Miles Without a Cloud by Sun Shuyun
    Ten Thousand Miles Without a Cloud - by Sun Shuyun

    £14.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780007129744 | ISBN 10: 0007129742

    Sun Shuyun grew up in China during the Cultural Revoultion. Each night she listened to her grandmother's forbidden Buddhist prayers. Each day she lived the tenets of her Communist father, an army veteran. But as the Revolution failed even her father' ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Good Women of China: Hidden Voices by Xinran
    The Good Women of China: Hidden Voices - by Xinran

    £9.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780099440789 | ISBN 10: 0099440784

    For eight groundbreaking years, Xinran presented a radio programme in China during which she invited women to call in and talk about themselves. Broadcast every evening, Words on the Night Breeze became famous throughout the country for its unflinchi ... more

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