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Scattered sand

Hsiao-Hung Pai

Scattered sand

the story of China"s rural migrants

by Hsiao-Hung Pai

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Published by Verso in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Internal migrants,
  • Internal Migration,
  • Migrant labor

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHsiao-Hung Pai ; preface by Gregor Benton
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 302 p.
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27145952M
    ISBN 101781680906
    ISBN 109781781680902
    OCLC/WorldCa1001894596, 829056170

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Hsiao-Hung Pai (Chinese Whispers: The True Story Behind Britain's Hidden Army of Labour, ) brings her knowledge of China’s history to this detailed examination of the plight of the millions of peasants searching for work in China’s booming cities and, failing that, in. Her book Scattered Sand (Verso Books, October ) takes us from brick kilns outside Tianjin, a metropolis in northern China, to the factories of Guangdong, to the Fujianese communities in the United Kingdom.

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