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Americans have long been fascinated with European views of the United States. The many Chinese commentaries on America, however, have remained largely unavailable to the English reader. Land without Ghosts presents for the first time selections on America from Chinese writings over the last 150 years. Included are extracts from the travel diaries of nineteenth-century diplAmericans have long been fascinated with European views of the United States. The many Chinese commentaries on America, however, have remained largely unavailable to the English reader. Land without Ghosts presents for the first time selections on America from Chinese writings over the last 150 years. Included are extracts from the travel diaries of nineteenth-century diplomats, a first-hand account of blacks in 1930s Alabama and of the young white Communists working to organize them....

Title : Land Without Ghosts: Chinese Impressions of America from the Mid-Nineteenth Century to the Present
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ISBN : 9780520084247
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 328 Pages
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Land Without Ghosts: Chinese Impressions of America from the Mid-Nineteenth Century to the Present Reviews

  • Jesse Morrow
    2018-10-25 11:24

    Perfectly fine for what it is.... a collection of essays about the US written by Chinese and Taiwanese.While not riveting and not a page turner per say, it is interesting.

  • Emily
    2018-10-25 14:58

    I thought this was an interesting collection of firsthand accounts of America by Chinese visitors. Sort of by its nature, it was a bit "spotty"--covering some topics and time periods more than others, but I liked the editors' comments woven throughout to put the narratives in context.