Title In one's own shadow : an ethnographic account of the condition of post-reform rural China / Xin Liu.
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2000.


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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 245 pages) : illustrations
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-235) and index.
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Print version record.
Subject Shaanxi Sheng (China) -- Rural conditions.
Shaanxi Sheng (China) -- Social life and customs.
Rural development -- China -- Shaanxi Sheng.
Social change -- China -- Shaanxi Sheng.
China -- Shaanxi Sheng.
Shaanxi (provincie)
Genre Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Contents Preliminaries; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Notes on the Text; 1. Exotic Familiarity; 2. Resisting Ideology; 3. Marriage as a Mirror of Change; 4. Meaning and Eating; 5. The Practice of Everyday Life; 6. The Pliable Emotions; 7. Immoral Politics; Notes; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.
Summary China underwent a dramatic social transformation in the last decade of the twentieth century. This ethnographic study of one community focuses on the logic of everyday practice in post-reform rural China. It analyzes the changes and continuities marking the recent history of northwestern China and highlights the broader implications for the way we understand Chinese modernity.
Other Title Print version: Liu, Xin, 1957- In one's own shadow. Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2000 0520219937