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The Teahouse - a book by Wang, Di

The Teahouse

Small Business, Everyday Culture, and Public Politics in Chengdu, 1900-1950

The Teahouse( )
Author: Wang, Di
ISBN:978-0-8047-9103-8
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Stanford University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

This is the first book-length history of Chinese teahouses in the English-speaking world or in China. The Teahouse examines economic, social, political, and cultural changes as funneled through the teahouses of Chengdu during the first half of the twentieth century. The images brought together in this work paint a complete picture of everyday culture in the most basic unit of public life. This microhistorical examination of the teahouse and public life takes us into the heart of a city...
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Pages:376
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / World / Asian
Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Travel / Asia / China
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1 Inches

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