Cover: The Lius of Shanghai, from Harvard University PressCover: The Lius of Shanghai in HARDCOVER

The Lius of Shanghai

Add to Cart

Product Details

HARDCOVER

$48.00 • £38.95 • €43.00

ISBN 9780674072596

Publication Date: 04/22/2013

Short

472 pages

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

20 halftones, 2 maps, 1 chart

World

  • Preface
  • Introduction: Family Dynamics under Patriarchy
  • I. Planning a Business Dynasty, 1907–1932
    • 1. Parents Who Dreamed of a Business Dynasty
    • 2. Sons Who Tried for Admission to Cambridge
    • 3. Sons Who Did Not Want to Become British Citizens
  • II. Behaving Contrary to the Plan, 1932–1937
    • 4. A Son Who Wanted to Drop Out of Harvard
    • 5. A Son Who Was Sick
    • 6. A Son Who Proposed Marriage to a Westernized Woman
    • 7. A Daughter Who Spoiled a Marriage Alliance
  • III. Reacting to War, 1938–1945
    • 8. Sons Who Became Leaders in Wartime
    • 9. A Son Who Joined the Communists
    • 10. A Son Who Battled Depression
    • 11. Mother’s Struggle to Save Her Marriage
    • 12. The Family’s Postwar Disunion and Reunion
  • IV. Adapting to Revolution, 1946–1956
    • 13. Father’s Decision to Live in the People’s Republic
    • 14. A Daughter Who Forged Family Alliances
    • 15. A Son Who Refused to Return to China
    • 16. Parents’ Deaths and Children’s Dispersal
  • Conclusion: The Inner History of a Chinese Family
  • Archives and Works Cited
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Recent News

Black lives matter. Black voices matter. A statement from HUP »

From Our Blog

logo of the MacArthur Foundation

Nicole Fleetwood and Monica Muñoz Martinez Awarded MacArthur Fellowships

Harvard University Press congratulates its authors Nicole Fleetwood and Monica Muñoz Martinez for being named to the 2021 class of 25 MacArthur Fellows. The prestigious no-strings-attached $625,000 awards are given to individuals “who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction.”