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Unformatted text preview: china in the mid 1900s not just as a person but as a woman most of all. In the early 1900s when war lords still rules, one was either poor or rich. Women were possession and used to produce heirs in a majorly patriarchal society. All the horror and cruelty described makes one wonder what kind of strength does it take for these women to survive. Beyond opening up understanding of communist China, this memoir so distinctly demonstrates the human spirit under pressure. This book reminded me of the movie, The Battle of Algiers. Both show the spirit and strength of women within their own society....
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This note was uploaded on 02/29/2012 for the course BIO 101 taught by Professor Desaix during the Spring '11 term at UNC.
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