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Chinese Students Encounter America.

Author: Qian Ning
Publisher: Seattle, WA : University of Washington Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Qian Ning
ISBN: 0295996188 9780295996189
OCLC Number: 920374579
Description: 306 pages : illustrations ; 23 x 16 cm
Contents: Translator's PrefaceAuthor's PrefaceThe Intermittent HistoryThe Road to Studying AbroadThe Shock OverseasDifferent Generations, Different TalentsThe Other Side of the Bright MoonSome Marriages Hold Together, Many Fall ApartEmotional Attachment to ChinaTo Return or to StayTranslator's Endnote: A Personal Reflection on the Power of HistoryAppendixes-- Correspondence on Remission of the Boxer Indemnity-- The Number of Students Studying Abroad, 1978-1988-- Vacillations of Study-Abroad Policy in the 1980s-- Students in the First Dispatch, December 1978NotesIndex


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[Qian's book] is not a sentimental paean, but an objective chronicle of the lives of Chinese students who have become a significant presence on almost every university campus in [America]. . . . In Read more...

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