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Phony Reformer : Greed, Status, and Patronage in Late Qing China - (Hardcover)
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This late Qing novel reflects Chinese life and society of its time. Portraying a “phony” reformer who rode the tide of the Qing court’s post-Boxer reforms to career success and personal wealth, the satire captures the clash between tradition and modernity, the old and new, as educated Chinese stood at a cultural and political crossroads.
Number of Pages: 192
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
Street Date: June 8, 2018
Item Number (DPCI): 248-73-0087