A Daughter Of Han

The Autobiography Of A Chinese Working Woman by Ida Pruitt

Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC

Written in English
Cover of: A Daughter Of Han | Ida Pruitt
Published: Pages: 264 Downloads: 373
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  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Women,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography & Autobiography : Women,
  • Biography / Autobiography
The Physical Object
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9825621M
ISBN 101432589032
ISBN 109781432589035

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A Daughter of Han: The Autobiography of a Chinese Working Woman is the story of Ning Lao T’ai-t’ai, known as “Old Mistress Ning” or “Granny Ning.” She lived from the late nineteenth.

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A Daughter of Han; the Autobiography of a Chinese Working Woman Summary & Study Guide Description. A Daughter of Han; the Autobiography of a Chinese Working Woman Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book.

This study guide contains the following sections. Ning Lao T'ai-t'ai (Old Lady Ning; – after ) was a Chinese peasant who told her biography to Ida was published as Daughter of Han: The Autobiography of a Chinese Working Woman. She was born to a family that had seen better times in Penglai in Shandong province.

Her father, once a scholar, sold baked goods to support his family. She contracted smallpox as a child. A Daughter of Han Homework Help Questions. What themes are found in Daughter of Han by Ida Pruitt. Daughter of Han is a biography written by Ida Pruitt detailing the life of Ning Lao T'ai-t'ai as.

A Daughter of Han; the Autobiography of a Chinese Working A Daughter Of Han book Summary The story begins with a detailed description of the area where Lao is born and raised in China.

She is the youngest child of her parents, with an older brother and sister who will help shape her life and her destiny. Within the common destiny is the individual destiny. So it is that through the telling of one Chinese peasant woman's life, a vivid vision of Chinese history and culture is illuminated.

Over the course of two years, Ida Pruitt--a bicultural social worker, writer, and contributor to Sino-American understanding--visited with Ning Lao T'ai-ta'i, three times a week for breakfast.4/5(5).

Get this from a library. A daughter of Han. [Ning, Lao Tʻai-tʻai; Ida Pruitt] -- Describes Chinese customs, such as wedding and funeral; the problems of the Chinese big family system; and attitudes toward Christianity, as reported through the life of a Chinese working woman.

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This fascinating book was originally published by Yale University Press in Stanford University Press, to its eternal credit, picked up the rights in and has kept it in print ever since. In many respects A Daughter of Han is as fresh today as it was 60 years ago when it first appeared/10(43). Book: A Daughter of Han.

Pages: 5 Words: Views: Access Full Document. Please Sign Up to get full document. Access Full Document. Please Sign Up to get full document. Most of Ning Lao T’ai-t’ai’s pre-marriage experiences differ very little from those of girls from upper class families.

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It allowed us to follow an ordinary woman's life story during the end of the Qing Dynasty. Our main character, Ning Lao T"ai-t"ai, lived a full and difficult life.

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