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Eating Rice from Bamboo Roots

The Social History of a Community of Handicraft Papermakers in Rural Sichuan, 1920–2000

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$45.00 • £36.95 • €40.50

ISBN 9780674032880

Publication Date: 06/30/2009

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335 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

12 halftones, 2 maps, 3 tables

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  • Tables, Maps, and Illustrations
  • Weights, Measurements, and Money
  • Introduction
  • 1. Locations of Skill
  • 2. Community and Kinship in the Jiajiang Hills
  • 3. Class and Commerce
  • 4. Artisans into Peasants
  • 5. Papermakers on the Socialist Road, 1949 to 1958
  • 6. The Great Leap Famine and Rural Deindustrialization
  • 7. The Return to Household Production
  • 8. Paper Trade and Village Industries in the Reform Era
  • 9. The Jiadangqiao Stele
  • Conclusion
  • Appendixes
    • A. Character List for Selected Chinese Names and Terms
    • B. Glossary of Selected Papermaking Terms
    • C. Main Paper Types and Their Markets in the Twentieth Century
  • Notes
  • Works Cited
  • Index

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