White Poppies and Other Stories (Cornell East Asia #153) (Paperback)

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By Kangkang Zhang, Karen Gernant (Translator), Zeping Chen (Translator)
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The stories collected here illuminate two recent phenomena in China. The first migration--the up to the mountains, down to the villages movement of the late 1960s to 1970s--where approximately twelve to fourteen million educated urban youth left the cities to work on farms, and the large voluntary migration since the 1990s of tens of millions of peasants into the cities.

About the Author


Karen Gernant is professor emeritus of Chinese history at Southern Oregon University. Chen Zeping is professor in Chinese linguistics at Fujian Normal University.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781933947532
ISBN-10: 1933947535
Publisher: Cornell East Asia Series
Publication Date: January 31st, 2011
Pages: 192
Language: English
Series: Cornell East Asia