Tears from Iron : Cultural Responses to Famine in Ninteenth Century China

Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 352 w/ a few maps and illus., endnotes, bibliography, index. A study of cultural responses to the drought and famine of the 1870s in northern China, that killed nearly 10 million people focusing on Shangxi province, using a wide variety of sources including songs, poems, inscriptions, folklore and more. Very good / very good. Item #18504

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