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Life and death in the garden : sex, drugs, cops, and robbers in wartime China / Kathryn Meyer.

By: Meyer, Kathryn, 1947-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: SOCY HQ 2014 649355Series: State and society in East Asia: Publication: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, c2014Description: x, 273 p., [18] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781442223523 (cloth); 1442223529 (cloth).Subject(s): Prostitution -- China -- Harbin -- History -- 20th century | Drug traffic -- China -- Harbin -- History -- 20th century | Crime -- China -- Harbin -- History -- 20th century | Japan -- Relations -- China -- History -- 20th century | China -- Relations -- Japan -- History -- 20th century | Manchuria (China) -- History -- 1931-1945
Contents:
Acknowledgments -- A word about transliterations and names -- Prologue -- Introduction -- In the garden -- Ice city -- Settlers -- Dirty work -- Contested land -- Conflict -- Manchukuo -- Control -- Working girls -- Harbin vice drugs -- Harbin vice gambling -- End of the road -- Punishing the police -- Conclusion -- Appendix A Character list -- Appendix B Cursing -- Appendix C Flophouse names and franchise owners -- Appendix D Currency -- Appendix E Cost of scavenged goods -- Appendix F Smuggling costs -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the author.
List(s) this item appears in: New Books 2015-07 (Foreign)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Acknowledgments -- A word about transliterations and names -- Prologue -- Introduction -- In the garden -- Ice city -- Settlers -- Dirty work -- Contested land -- Conflict -- Manchukuo -- Control -- Working girls -- Harbin vice drugs -- Harbin vice gambling -- End of the road -- Punishing the police -- Conclusion -- Appendix A Character list -- Appendix B Cursing -- Appendix C Flophouse names and franchise owners -- Appendix D Currency -- Appendix E Cost of scavenged goods -- Appendix F Smuggling costs -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the author.

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