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China Bound and Unbound: History in the Making - An Early Returnee's Account

Frances Wong

Abstract

This book recounts how one woman's hope of building a new China gradually turned to disappointment, disillusionment, and despair, reflecting the minds of China's intellectuals at the time. The book relates personal experiences in China from 1949 to the present, detailing numerous political movements, including the devastating experiences of the Anti-Rightist Movement and the Cultural Revolution. The author of this book went to the mainland with her husband against the flow of the mass exodus in 1949 to help to build a new China. After her husband was labeled a “Rightist,” they were banished to ... More

Keywords: China, intellectuals, Anti-Rightist Movement, Cultural Revolution, mass exodus, political movements

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9789622091719
Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789622091719.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Frances Wong, author