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The Death of Woman Wang

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In The Death of Woman Wang the award-winning historian Jonathan Spence paints a vivid picture of an obscure time and place: provincial China in the late 17th century. Drawing on a range of sources, including local Chinese histories, the memoirs of scholars and other contemporary writings, Spence reconstructs an extraordinary tale of rural tragedy in a remote corner of the northeastern Chinese province of Shantung. Life in the county of T'an-ch'eng emerges as an endless cycle of floods, plagues, crop failures, banditry and ...

The Death of Woman Wang 2008, Quercus Publishing, London

ISBN-13: 9781847243423

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The Death of Woman Wang 1979, Penguin Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780140051216

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The Death of Woman Wang 1978, Viking Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780670262328

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Death of Woman Wang 1978, Littlehampton Book Services Ltd

ISBN-13: 9780297775171

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