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History 386: Modern China: Memoirs and Oral Histories

Prof. Mortensen, Fall 2019

Memoirs written in English by Chinese authors who experienced post-1949 Chinese History: Interlibrary Loan

Davidson College Library does not own these titles--please search the library catalog to Interlibrary Loan a title. 

Chen, Da. China's Son: Growing Up in the Cultural Revolution. New York: Delacorte Press, 2001.

Eberlein, Xujun. Apologies Forthcoming. Livingston: Livingston Press, 2008.

Li-Marcus, Moying. Snow Falling in Spring: Coming of Age in China During the Cultural Revolution. New York: Farrar Straus and Giroux, 2008.

Link, Perry, ed. Stubborn Weeds: Popular and Controversial Chinese Literature after the Cultural Revolution. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1983.

Luo, Zi-ping. A Generation Lost: China Under the Cultural Revolution. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1990.

Ye, Weili and Xiaodong Ma. Growing Up in the People’s Republic: Conversations Between Two Daughters of China’s Revolution. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2005.

Oral histories, interviews, short stories, novels, and memoirs (in English)

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