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Worm-eaten hinges

Joan Grant

Worm-eaten hinges

tensions and turmoil in Shanghai, 1988-9

by Joan Grant

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Published by Hyland House in association with Institute for Contemporary Asian Studies, Monash University in South Yarra, Melbourne, Vic .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • Shanghai
    • Subjects:
    • Student movements -- China -- Shanghai -- History -- 20th century,
    • College students -- China -- Shanghai -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century,
    • China -- History -- Tiananmen Square Incident, 1989

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementJoan Grant.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLA1133.7 .G73 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 154 p. :
      Number of Pages154
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1775435M
      ISBN 100947062734
      LC Control Number92130198


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Worm-eaten hinges. South Yarra, Melbourne, Vic.: Hyland House in association with Institute for Contemporary Asian Studies, Monash University, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Joan Grant.

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Grant, Joan, Worm-eaten Hinges: Tensions and Turmoil in Shanghai, –89 (Melbourne: Hyland House, ), pp. 68 – 69; see also Mathews, Jay, “Foreigners in China emerge as a new privileged class,” Washington Post, 9 Marchp. Her publications include The Australopedia (Penguin/McPhee Gribble, ) - the official Children’s book of the Australian Bicentennial, winner of the Children’s Book of the Year Honour Book, - Worm Eaten Hinges (Hyland House, ) - an account of a year teaching in Shanghai Worm-eaten hinges book the Tiananmen student revolt - Cat Worm-eaten hinges book Fish (Lothian.

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