In Search of Red Buddha: Higher Education in China After Mao Zedong, 1985-1990 (IDEA (international Debate Education Association) S.)

In Search of Red Buddha: Higher Education in China After Mao Zedong, 1985-1990 (IDEA (international Debate Education Association) S.)

By: Nancy Lynch Street (author)Paperback

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This book describes the life of an exchange professor as she lives and works as one of the first Westerners to teach in the formerly closed city of Linfen, Peoples Republic of China. She also provides case studies about the Cultural Revolution and its aftermath through the eyes of her Chinese colleagues sent down to the countryside in the 1960s.

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Nancy Lynch Street is a Professor of Communication Studies at Bridgewater State College in Massachusetts. She has served as both Graduate Coordinator and Chair of the department as well as Coordinator of the university's Center for the Advancement of Research and Teaching. In 1985-6, and again in 1988, Dr. Street was an exchange professor to Shanxi Teacher's University in Linfen, Peoples Republic of China. During her sabbatical in 1997, she returned to the PRC to teach in the Department of Foreign Languages at Southeast University in Nanjing. In Spring 2003, she was invited to lecture at universities in Linfen, Xi'an and Nanjing. Dr. Street's publications include American Businesses in China and War and Film in America (both co-authored with Dr. Marilyn Matelski, Boston College).

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/09/2004
  • ISBN13: 9781932716030
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 248
  • ID: 9781932716030
  • weight: 526
  • ISBN10: 1932716033

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