A Woman Soldier's Own Story

A Woman Soldier's Own Story

The Autobiography of Xie Bingying

eBook - 2001
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For the first time, a complete version of the autobiography of Xie Bingying (1906-2000) provides a fascinating portrayal of a woman fighting to free herself from the constraints of ancient Chinese tradition amid the dramatic changes that shook China during the 1920s, '30s, and '40s. Xie's attempts to become educated, her struggles to escape from an arranged marriage, and her success in tricking her way into military school reveal her persevering and unconventional character and hint at the prominence she was later to attain as an important figure in China's political culture. Though she was tor.
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2001.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvii, 281 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations, maps, portraits
Alternative Title: Autobiography of Xie Bingying

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