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Waiting for the revolution

Edwards, James

Waiting for the revolution

by Edwards, James

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Published by David Ling Pub. in Auckland [N.Z.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand
    • Subjects:
    • Edwards, James, 1918?- -- Childhood and youth,
    • Edwards, Jim, 1892-1952 -- Family,
    • Edwards family,
    • New Zealand -- Biography,
    • New Zealand -- Economic conditions -- 1918-

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJames Edwards.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCT2888.E3 A3 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination159 p. ;
      Number of Pages159
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL499674M
      ISBN 100908990510
      LC Control Number98235121
      OCLC/WorldCa44812248

      Introduction "In Waiting, Ha Jin portrays the life of Lin Kong, a dedicated doctor torn by his love for two women: one who belongs to the New China of the Cultural Revolution, the other to the ancient traditions of his family's Jin profoundly understands the conflict between the individual and society, between the timeless universality of the human heart and constantly shifting 3/5(2). Waiting for the revolution is a volume of essays examining the diverse currents of British left-wing politics from to the present day. The book is designed to complement the previous volume, Against the grain: The far left in Britain from , bringing together young and established academics and writers to discuss the realignments and fissures that maintain leftist politics into Author: Evan Smith, Matthew Worley.

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