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The Resource The Great Wall of Confinement : the Chinese Prison Camp through Contemporary Fiction and Reportage

The Great Wall of Confinement : the Chinese Prison Camp through Contemporary Fiction and Reportage

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The Great Wall of Confinement : the Chinese Prison Camp through Contemporary Fiction and Reportage
Title
The Great Wall of Confinement
Title remainder
the Chinese Prison Camp through Contemporary Fiction and Reportage
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
China is the only major world power to have entered the twenty-first century with a thriving prison camp networka frightening, mostly hidden realm known since 1951 as the laogai system. This book, the most comprehensive study of China's prison camps to date, draws from a wide range of primary sources, including many compelling literary documents, to illuminate life inside China's prison camps. Focusing mainly on the second half of the twentieth century, Philip F. Williams and Yenna Wu outline the evolution of the laogai system, construct a vivid picture of prisoners' lives from arrest and int
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EBLCP
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Williams, Philip F
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Wu, Yenna
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  • Concentration camps
  • Forced labor
  • Political prisoners
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • Concentration camps
  • Forced labor
  • Political prisoners
  • China
Label
The Great Wall of Confinement : the Chinese Prison Camp through Contemporary Fiction and Reportage
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-219) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The Cultural Foundations of China's Prison Camp System; 2. The Development of the Chinese Communist Prison Camp; 3. The PRC Prison Camp (I): From Arrest to Forced Labor; 4. The PRC Prison Camp (II): From Struggle Sessions to Release or Death; 5. Prison Writings; Conclusion; Bibliography; Chinese Character Glossary; Index
Control code
ocn609850062
Extent
1 online resource (262 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282358065
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
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22573/cttt1hpr
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)609850062
Label
The Great Wall of Confinement : the Chinese Prison Camp through Contemporary Fiction and Reportage
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-219) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The Cultural Foundations of China's Prison Camp System; 2. The Development of the Chinese Communist Prison Camp; 3. The PRC Prison Camp (I): From Arrest to Forced Labor; 4. The PRC Prison Camp (II): From Struggle Sessions to Release or Death; 5. Prison Writings; Conclusion; Bibliography; Chinese Character Glossary; Index
Control code
ocn609850062
Extent
1 online resource (262 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282358065
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt1hpr
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)609850062

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