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The Cowshed: Memories of the Chinese Cultural Revolution

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The Cowshed: Memories of the Chinese Cultural Revolution - Xianlin, Ji, and Jiang, Chenxin (Translated by), and Jianying, Zha (Introduction by)
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The Chinese Cultural Revolution began in 1966 and led to a ten-year-long reign of Maoist terror throughout China, in which millions died or were sent to labor camps in the country or subjected to other forms of extreme discipline and humiliation. Ji Xianlin was one of them. The Cowshed is Ji's harrowing account of his imprisonment in 1968 on the campus of Peking University and his subsequent disillusionment with the cult of Mao. As the campus spirals into a political frenzy, Ji, a professor of Eastern languages, is ...

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The Cowshed: Memories of the Chinese Cultural Revolution 2016, New York Review of Books

ISBN-13: 9781590179260

Hardcover