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    • Will the Boat Sink the Water

    • The Life of China's Peasants
    • By: Chen Guidi, Wu Chuntao
    • Narrated by: James Chen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    The Chinese Economic miracle is happening despite, not because of, China's 900 million peasants. They are missing from the portraits of booming Shanghai, or Beijing. Many of China's underclass live under a feudalistic system unchanged since the 15th century. Wu Chuntao and Chen Guidi undertook a three-year survey of what had happened to the peasants in one of the poorest provinces, Anhui, asking the question: have the peasants been betrayed by the revolution undertaken in their name by Mao and his successors?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Essential

    • By Delano on 02-02-10

    Regular price: $19.95