My country and my people / by Lin Yutang ...


New York : Reynal and Hitchcock, [1935] .

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Subjects China -- Civilization.
China -- Social life and customs.
China.
Chine -- Civilisation.
Chine -- Conditions sociales.
Chinois.
Civilization.
National characteristics, Chinese.
Series John Day book.
Description xviii, 382 pages : illustrations, plates, facsimile, diagrams ; 21 cm.
Copyright Date [1935]
Notes Includes index.
Contents pt. 1. Bases. The Chinese people. North and south ; Degeneration ; Infusion of new blood ; Cultural stability ; Racial youth -- The Chinese character. Mellowness ; Patience ; Indifference ; Old roguery ; Pacifism ; Contentment ; Humor ; Conservatism -- The Chinese mind. Intelligence ; Femininity ; Lack of science ; Logic ; Intuition ; Imagination -- Ideals of life. Chinese humanism ; Religion ; The doctrine of the golden mean ; Taoism ; Buddhism -- part 2. Life. Woman's life. The subjection of women ; Home and marriage ; Ideal of womanhood ; Education of our daughters ; Love and courtship ; The courtesan and concubinage ; Footbinding ; Emancipation -- Social and political life. Absence of the social mind ; The family system ; Nepotism, corruption and manners ; Privilege and equality ; Social classes ; The male triad ; The female triad ; The village system ; "Government by gentlemen" -- Literary life. A distinction ; Language and thought ; Scholarship ; The college ; Prose ; Literature and politics ; Literary revolution ; Poetry ; Drama ; The novel ; Influence of Western literature -- The artistic life. The artist ; Chinese calligraphy ; Painting ; Architecture -- The art of living. The pleasures of life ; House and garden ; Eating and drinking -- Epilogue. The end of life ; Real China ; A quest for leadership ; The way out.
Geographic Area China
Network Numbers (OCoLC)412588
(OCoLC)ocm00412588
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Lin, Yutang, 1895-1976.
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