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Harvard East Asian Monographs 423

Famine Relief in Warlord China

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$34.00 • £27.95 • €30.50

ISBN 9780674241145

Publication Date: 08/06/2019

Text

362 pages

6 x 9 inches

7 photos, 1 illus., 5 maps

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  • List of Illustrations*
  • Weights, Measures and Currency
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • I. Relieving Beijing
    • 1. War in July
    • 2. Municipal Relief
    • 3. Military Men
    • 4. Cigarettes, Opera and Religious Sects
    • 5. City Charities and the Countryside
  • II. The Famine Field
    • 6. Village Mutual Aid
    • 7. Bureaucratic Relief
    • 8. Migrant Routes
    • 9. Manchurian Relief
    • 10. International Relief
  • Conclusion
  • Epilogue
  • Appendix: The Nankai Camp, Tianjin
  • Chinese Characters
  • Notes
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • * Illustrations
    • Figures
      • 1. Gen. Wang Huaiqing
      • 2. Congee distribution, smoking boy, and others
      • 3. Gen. Wang Huaiqing at an opium burning
      • 4. Gen. Jiang Chaozong
      • 5. A street scene in Beijing’s Tartar (Manchu) City
      • 6. Spring relief distribution in Jingxing, Zhili
      • 7. Famine conditions in Zhili Province, December 1920
    • Maps
      • 1. North China showing the extent of the 1920–21 drought-famine
      • 2. The Zhili war zone
      • 3. Beijing in 1920
      • 4. The Zhili famine field
      • 5. The three northeastern provinces (Manchuria)

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