Dangerous Pleasures

Pub Date : 1997-03-13 | Author : Gail Hershatter | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 0520917553
ISBN 13 : 9780520917552

This pioneering work examines prostitution in Shanghai from the late nineteenth century to the present. Drawn mostly from the daughters and wives of the working poor and declassé ..

The Gender Of Memory

Pub Date : 2014-01-07 | Author : Gail Hershatter | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 9780520282490
ISBN 13 : 0520282493

What can we learn about the Chinese revolution by placing a doubly marginalized group—rural women—at the center of the inquiry? In this book, Gail Hershatter explores changes i..

Women In China S Long Twentieth Century

Pub Date : 2007-03-29 | Author : Gail Hershatter | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 0520916123
ISBN 13 : 9780520916128

This indispensable guide for students of both Chinese and women’s history synthesizes recent research on women in twentieth-century China. Written by a leading historian of China..

Shanghai Love

Pub Date : 2006-01 | Author : Catherine Vance Yeh | Publisher : University of Washington Press

ISBN 10 : 0295985674
ISBN 13 : 9780295985671

In this fascinating book, Catherine Yeh explores the Shanghai entertainment world at the close of the Qing dynasty. Established in the 1850s outside of the old walled city, the Sha..

Cinema And Urban Culture In Shanghai 1922 1943

Pub Date : 1999 | Author : Yingjin Zhang | Publisher : Stanford University Press

ISBN 10 : 0804735727
ISBN 13 : 9780804735728

This volume establishes cinema as a vital force in Shanghai culture, focusing on early Chinese cinema. It surveys the history and historiography of Chinese cinema and examines the ..

Nation And Citizen In The Dominican Republic 1880 1916

Pub Date : 2006-05-18 | Author : Teresita Martínez-Vergne | Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press

ISBN 10 : 0807876925
ISBN 13 : 9780807876923

Combining intellectual and social history, Teresita Martinez-Vergne explores the processes by which people in the Dominican Republic began to hammer out a common sense of purpose a..