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Summary: "Made following the discovery of amateur footage shot in China in 1966 during the first and most radical stage of the Cultural Revolution, IN THE INTENSE NOW speaks to the fleeting nature of moments of great intensity. Scenes of China are set alongside archival images of the events of 1968 in France, Czechoslovakia, and, to a lesser extent, Brazil. In keeping with the tradition of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC IN

Wood, Michael

Summary: Michael Wood has travelled the length and breadth of China, the world's oldest civilization and longest lasting state, to tell a thrilling story of intense drama, fabulous creativity, and deep humanity that stretches back thousands of years. After a century and a half of foreign invasion, civil war, and revolution, China has once again returned to center stage as a global superpower and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martin's Press 2020

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 951 WOO

Gao, Wenqian

Contents: Introduction / by Andrew J. Nathan -- The kiss of death -- The making of a revolutionary -- A young communist in Europe -- Building the infrastructure of revolution -- Birds of a different feather -- A rising star -- Trapping the "Chinese Khrushchev" -- "Preparing to take the test" -- "A man of both sides" -- A whirlpool of absurdity -- No exit -- Heir pre-emptive -- Night flight -- Whither...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ZHOU, ENLAI WEN

Jiang, Ji-li.

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Summary: An outstanding student and much admired leader of her class, Ji-Li Jiang was poised for a shining future in the Communist party until the Cultural Revolution of 1966. Told with simplicity, innocence and grace, this unforgettable memoir gives a child's eye view of a terrifying time in 20th-century history--and of one family's indomitable courage under fire.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTrophy 1998

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Summary: Set in the early 1970s during the later stages of China's Cultural Revolution, two city-bred teenage best friends are sent to a backward mountainous region for Maoist re-education.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Empire Pictures 2005

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF BAL

Chen, Da

Summary: Follows the divergent lives of two brothers, sons of a powerful general and born at the height of the Chinese Cultural Revolution, as their fates collide when they unwittingly fall for the same woman.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shaye Areheart Books 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CHE

Yu, Hua

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YU

Min, Anchee

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Summary: A woman who grew up in China during its Cultural Revolution describes the grueling physical labor she endured on Red Fire Farm, her forced segregation from men, her sexual relationship with her platoon leader, and her introduction to acting.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MIN, ANCHEE MIN

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1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Min 2006

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Summary: A coming-of-age tale set in the final days of China's Cultural Revolution. Eleven-year-old Wang lives with his family in a remote village in Guizhou Province. Life is tough, but they make the most of what little they have. When Wang is selected to lead his school in daily gymnastics, he is told he must wear a clean, new shirt, which forces his family to make a great sacrifice. Soon after, Wang...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2011

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Dai, Sijie

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAI

Dai, Sijie

Summary: During the Chinese Cultural Revolution, two boys are sent to the country for reeducation, where their lives take an unexpected turn when they meet the beautiful daughter of a local tailor and stumble upon a forbidden stash of Western literature.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 2002

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Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

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