9780804720120

Sisters and Strangers

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  • ISBN13:

    9780804720120

  • ISBN10:

    0804720126

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1992-03-01
  • Publisher: Stanford Univ Pr

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Summary

In Shanghai, China's largest industrial center prior to 1949, cotton was king and the majority of mill workers were women. This book presents rich information on all aspects of the life of this group of urban workers. Book jacket.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1(8)
The Warp and Weft of Shanghai History
9(32)
Inside the Mills
41(16)
Origins of the Workers
57(22)
Making Connections
79(15)
Contract Labor
94(38)
The Working Day
132(34)
Working Lives
166(36)
Visions of Change
202(43)
Conclusion 245(8)
Notes 253(26)
Bibliography 279(12)
Index 291

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