Rats, Cats, Rogues, and Heroes: Glimpses of China's Hidden Past (Paperback)

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Rats, Cats, Rogues, and Heroes: Glimpses of China's Hidden Past (Paperback)

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Rats, Cats, Rogues, and Heroes reveals China's history and culture through the eyes of ordinary men and women using an interdisciplinary perspective that incorporates history, anthropology, folk studies, and literature to examine the sociocultural and symbolic worlds of gangsters, sorcerers, and prostitutes in late imperial and modern China.

Before his retirement in 2019, Robert J. Antony was distinguished professor and senior researcher at Guangzhou University. He is the author of Like Froth Floating on the Sea: The World of Pirates and Seafarers in Late Imperial South China (2003), Unruly People: Crime, Community, and State in Late Imperial South China (2016), and The Golden Age of Piracy in China, 1520-1810: A Short History with Documents (2022). He now lives with his wife near Princeton, New Jersey.
Product Details ISBN: 9781538169339
ISBN-10: 1538169339
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publication Date: January 31st, 2023
Pages: 344
Language: English