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Author Daye, Zhang
Title The World of a Tiny Insect : A Memoir of the Taiping Rebellion and Its Aftermath
Imprint Seattle : University of Washington Press, 2013
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Map of Author's Travels -- Translator's Introduction -- Preface by Zhang Daye -- Part 1. -- Trip to Tiantai -- An Account of Taizhou Prefecture -- The Six Counties of Taizhou -- The "One-Headed Woman" at Huangyan -- Ten Poems on Xianju -- The Birds of Xianju -- Part 2. -- Birth and Early Childhood -- On the Run: 1861-1863 -- "Flames of War," Ghost Troops, and Other Strange Happenings -- Epidemic, Greed, and the Woman Dismembered at Lu's Dyke -- The Occupation of Shaoxing and Its Aftermath -- Edible Flora and Fauna -- The Pleasures and Horrors of Childhood -- Narrow Escapes on Water -- Reunion with Father and Father's Death -- Part 3. -- The Nian Uprising -- The Assassination of Governor Ma Xinyi -- Remembering Cousin Xuequan -- Travels for Livelihood after Father's Death -- Trip to Shaoxing for Father's Burial -- Return to Yuanjiang -- Trip to Hangzhou -- Sojourn at Songjiang -- Sojourn at Suzhou -- Trips to Hangzhou, Shaoxing, and Xianju -- Friends at Xianju -- The Bandits of Xianju -- Chronology -- Appendix: A List of the Author's Connections -- Works Cited -- Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Daye, Zhang The World of a Tiny Insect : A Memoir of the Taiping Rebellion and Its Aftermath Seattle : University of Washington Press,c2013 9780295993188
Subject Zhang, Daye
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Alt Author Tian, Xiaofei
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