One Day in China: May 21, 1936. SHERMAN AND ANDREW C. K. HSIEH WITH JANIS COCHRAN COCHRAN.

One Day in China: May 21, 1936.

New Haven. Yale University Press. 1983. Stock ID #90746

Double page map, black and white illustrations, xxvi + 290pp, appendices, bibliography, index, good copy in little sunned dustjacket. Collection of 84 responses to an advertisment placed in newspapers and magazines throughout China in the spring of 1936 calling upon people to contribute to a book recording the happening of a single, randomly chosen day: Thursday, May 21, 1936. Organised into four main topics: women; local authority, popular religion, and the Japanese enemy, these pieces reveal personal experiences, private reflections and observations, customs and practices of China in the 1930s. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 90746).

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