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The Resource Oracle bones : a journey between China's past and present, Peter Hessler

Oracle bones : a journey between China's past and present, Peter Hessler

Label
Oracle bones : a journey between China's past and present
Title
Oracle bones
Title remainder
a journey between China's past and present
Statement of responsibility
Peter Hessler
Title variation
Journey between China's past and present
Title variation remainder
a journey between Chinas past and present
Creator
Subject
Genre
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Language
eng
Summary
Explores how China has changed over the last century, focusing on the role of the Chinese people in this transformation and the country's growing links to the Western world and its people
Summary
Chronicles the author's drive across northern China, during which he investigated a rural region being abandoned for jobs in the southeast; his stay in a small farming village; and his years of research in Lishui, a small city
Writing style
bpWj6HIfxlg
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2007.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2006
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
163026
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
951
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS712
LC item number
.H458 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a journey between China's past and present
Label
Oracle bones : a journey between China's past and present, Peter Hessler
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 459-467) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 3.
  • The broken bridge
  • Artifact C : The wall
  • 4.
  • The overnight city
  • pt. 2
  • 5.
  • Starch
  • 6.
  • Hollywood
  • Author's note
  • Artifact D : The voice of the turtle
  • 7.
  • At night you're not lonely
  • 8.
  • Immigration
  • 9.
  • The courtyard
  • Artifact E : The bronze head
  • 10.
  • Anniversary
  • pt. 1
  • 11.
  • Sichuanese
  • pt. 3
  • Artifact F : The book
  • 12.
  • Asylum
  • Artifact G : The uncracked bone
  • 13.
  • The games
  • 14.
  • Artifact A : The underground city
  • Sand
  • Artifact H : The word
  • 15.
  • Translation
  • 16.
  • Flags
  • 17.
  • Straight to video
  • Artifact I : The horse
  • 18.
  • 1.
  • Wonton western
  • 19.
  • Election
  • pt. 4
  • 20.
  • Chinatown
  • Artifact J : The criticism
  • 21.
  • State visit
  • Artifact K : The lost alphabets
  • The middleman
  • 22.
  • Encapsulate prime
  • Artifact L : The misprinted character
  • 23.
  • Patton's tomb
  • Artifact Z : The sold words
  • 24.
  • Tea
  • Sources
  • Acknowledgments
  • Artifact B : The written world
  • Index
  • 2.
  • The voice of America
Control code
ocm61247415
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 491 pages
Isbn
9780060826598
Lccn
2005052607
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780060826581
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)61247415
Label
Oracle bones : a journey between China's past and present, Peter Hessler
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 459-467) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 3.
  • The broken bridge
  • Artifact C : The wall
  • 4.
  • The overnight city
  • pt. 2
  • 5.
  • Starch
  • 6.
  • Hollywood
  • Author's note
  • Artifact D : The voice of the turtle
  • 7.
  • At night you're not lonely
  • 8.
  • Immigration
  • 9.
  • The courtyard
  • Artifact E : The bronze head
  • 10.
  • Anniversary
  • pt. 1
  • 11.
  • Sichuanese
  • pt. 3
  • Artifact F : The book
  • 12.
  • Asylum
  • Artifact G : The uncracked bone
  • 13.
  • The games
  • 14.
  • Artifact A : The underground city
  • Sand
  • Artifact H : The word
  • 15.
  • Translation
  • 16.
  • Flags
  • 17.
  • Straight to video
  • Artifact I : The horse
  • 18.
  • 1.
  • Wonton western
  • 19.
  • Election
  • pt. 4
  • 20.
  • Chinatown
  • Artifact J : The criticism
  • 21.
  • State visit
  • Artifact K : The lost alphabets
  • The middleman
  • 22.
  • Encapsulate prime
  • Artifact L : The misprinted character
  • 23.
  • Patton's tomb
  • Artifact Z : The sold words
  • 24.
  • Tea
  • Sources
  • Acknowledgments
  • Artifact B : The written world
  • Index
  • 2.
  • The voice of America
Control code
ocm61247415
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 491 pages
Isbn
9780060826598
Lccn
2005052607
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780060826581
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)61247415

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