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THE HEART OF THE DRAGON [China] Alasdair Clayre 1986 Softcover Near Fine
By Clayre, Alasdair
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Boston, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1986. 280 pp, b/w and color illustrations. Larger softcover. Near Fine.

The Heart of the Dragon takes the reader into China, exploring the private lives of families, the work of the villages and the closed world of the country's courts, hospitals, asylums, and prisons - areas once closed to public view. The book examines the ancient religions and philosophies that the Chinese have interwoven with the doctrines of Marx and Mao. The Heart of the Dragon combines careful research with clear, elegant prose and stunning illustrations. Companion to the PBS series.

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