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Title Land without ghosts : Chinese impressions of America from the mid-nineteenth century to the present / translated and edited by R. David Arkush and Leo O. Lee.
Imprint London : University of California Press, ©1989.

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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 309 pages) : illustrations
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Subject United States -- Foreign public opinion, Chinese -- History.
Chinese -- Travel -- United States.
United States -- Description and travel.
Public opinion -- China -- History.
China.
United States.
Genre History.
Contents Foreword / John K. Fairbank -- George Washington and the American political system / Xu Jiyu -- Trains and treaties / Zhigang -- Strange customs / Zhang Deyi -- Glimpses of a modern society / Li Gui -- Travel in the interior / Chen Lanbin -- How to cope with Western dinner parties / Cai Jun -- Two poems / Huang Zunxian -- Chinese in America / Zhang Yinhuan -- Translator's notes to Uncle Tom's cabin / Lin Shu -- The power and threat of America / Liang Qichao -- Report of an investigation of American education / Huang Yanpei -- The American woman / Hu Shi -- The contradictory American character / Tang Hualong -- "Things about America and Americans" / Xu Zhengkeng -- Presidential elections / Li Gongpu -- The American family : individualism, material wealth, and pleasure-seeking / "Gongwang" -- Alabama : reds and Blacks / Zou Taofen -- Impressions on reaching America / Lin Yutang -- Burlesque / George Kao.
The shallowness of cultural tradition / Fei Xiaotong -- Some judgments about America / Xiao Qian -- Betty : a portrait of loneliness / Yang Gang -- A day in the country / Du Hengzhi -- Americans' lack of personal style / Yin Haiguang -- Black ghost / Yu Guangzhong -- Eating in America / Cai Nengying, Luo Lan, and Liang Shiqiu -- A family Christmas / "Jiejun" -- America, America / Zhang Beihai -- A glimpse of America / Wang Ruoshui -- Working students / Xiao Qian -- America revisited / Fei Xiaotong -- I do not regret visiting New York / Zhang Jie -- America, spacious yet confining / Liu Binyan -- Six don'ts for Chinese students in America / Wang Yuzhong -- Private ownership and public ownership / Li Shaomin.
Other Author Arkush, R. David, 1940-
Lee, Leo Ou-fan.
Other Title Print version: Land without ghosts. London : University of California Press, ©1989 0520084241