Broken Earth

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Simon and Schuster, Jun 30, 2008 - History - 348 pages
An anthropologist and Sinologist, Stephen W. Mosher, lived and worked in rural China in late 1979 and early 1980. His shocking revelations about conditions there have earned him the condemnation of the Beijing (Peking) government, which denounces him as a "foreign spy."
 

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I read another book by Steven Mosher so I was interested in what he had to say about his stay in a village in China. This was a good book about his time there and the relationships he developed and ... Read full review

Contents

Beyond the Chinese Shadow Play
1
The Chinese Peasant at Home
28
The Iron Cage of Bureaucracy
53
The Art of Going in the Back Door
76
Learning to Be Chinese
104
Coming of Age in the Cultural Revolution
133
Public Repression
169
The Socialist Double Bind
188
A Grim Game of Numbers
224
The Human Costs of Social
262
Peasants Progress and
285
Index
311
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Steven Mosher's books include Broken Earth: The Rural Chinese; Journey to the Forbidden China; China Misperceived: American Illusions and Chinese Reality; and A Mother's Ordeal: One Woman's Fight against China's One-Child Policy. He is president of the Population Research Institute.

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