Journey to the Forbidden China

Journey to the Forbidden China An anthropologist offers a portrait of a China few foreigners ever see an area of extreme poverty malnutrition and ignorance in the forbidden heartland of modern China

  • Title: Journey to the Forbidden China
  • Author: Steven W. Mosher
  • ISBN: 9780029217108
  • Page: 224
  • Format: Hardcover
  • An anthropologist offers a portrait of a China few foreigners ever see an area of extreme poverty, malnutrition, and ignorance in the forbidden heartland of modern China.

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    1. Mosher was one of the first social scientists allowed into Communist China. He spent most of his time in the Pearl River Delta, a place where he was shocked by the poverty, and where officials would shake their heads over how rich they were, and peasants from other regions would illegally sneak in for the chance at the worst jobs. He managed to wangle a permit to travel by land farther into China. This is his account of the road trip.He discovered that indeed, the appalling poverty of the Delta [...]

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