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The book represents a continuation of research begun by Cooper in Hong Kong in the early 1970s among expatriate artisan furniture makers and woodcarvers from Dongyang County, Zhejiang Province. He now sets out to investigate the fate of the same craft in the hands of the same folk under totally different socio-economic conditions in their native county in communist People's Republic of China.
Traditional Woodcarving and Its Revolutionary Transformation-the First Transition of Tradition
Xia Qi Tan Village
Li Tang Village
Guo Zhai Town
Heng Dian Town
The Dongyang Woodcarving Factory and Economic Reform-the Second Transition of Tradition
Conclusion-Flexible Production in Dongyang?
Camphor Tree Mothers
The Huichang (Country Fair) Cycle
Specimen Cheng bao Contract
The Thirteen Room House
Eight Immortals Cross the Sea (One Version of the Myth in Translation)
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ISBN: 9780765603227 ISBN-10: 0765603225 Series: Studies on Contemporary China Audience:
For Ages: 18 years old Format:
Number Of Pages: 271 Published: 28th February 1999 Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 22.96 x 15.34
Weight (kg): 0.39