China’s Gentry—Essays in Rural-Urban Relations (Bilingual)



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Edited upon Fei's dictation in English, these succinct chapters are a general description of the Chinese rural area and overall society and an extension of Fei's early fieldwork researches, which are key to the understanding of the "hyper-stability" of the traditional Chinese society and the upheaval of the modern Chinese society.

About the Author
Fei Hsiao-tung (1910-2005), professor of sociology and anthropology and social activist. His works were instrumental in laying a solid foundation for the development of sociological and anthropological studies in China, as well as in introducing social and cultural phenomena of China to the international community.