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The Ignorant and the Forgotten Yeh Chun Chan

The Ignorant and the Forgotten

Yeh Chun Chan

Published 1946
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160 pages
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During the past three decades China has undergone a process of bloody revolutions, serious famines and civil wars- has experimented with many political ideas, ranging from the English-style parliamentary system to Soviet communism- and has been theMoreDuring the past three decades China has undergone a process of bloody revolutions, serious famines and civil wars- has experimented with many political ideas, ranging from the English-style parliamentary system to Soviet communism- and has been the first and the last to fight modern fascism. How do all these evens affect the people: the intellectual, the ignorant peasant and the sentimental old-timer? How do they respond to all these changes? In face of grim death, hunger and persecution how do the average human beings behave and react? The stories in this book present, in the traditional Chinese manner, their attitude as well as their action, which as much Chinese beauty and nostalgia as humour and realism. [With 8 full-page original lithographs in sanguine by Betty Dougherty