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The last days of old Beijing : life in the vanishing backstreets of a city trans
Michael Meyer
Adult Nonfiction DS795.7.A2 M48 2008

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ContentsPage
Mapsp. viii
Chapter 1 - Through the Front Gatep. 1
Chapter 2 - Becoming Teacher Plumblossomp. 9
Chapter 3 - Mocky & Mep. 20
Chapter 4 - "Say Farewell to Dangerous Housing"p. 35
Chapter 5 - Wintertimep. 60
Chapter 6 - A Brief History of [characters not reproducible] Part One: Traces of Pre-Beijingp. 76
Chapter 7 - The Evening Newsp. 82
Chapter 8 - High Times in Happiness Cityp. 88
Chapter 9 - Preserving a Sense of Placep. 108
Chapter 10 - Springtimep. 131
Chapter 11 - A Brief History of [characters not reproducible] Part Two: The Rise and Fall of Imperial Beijingp. 143
Chapter 12 - The Unslumming Slump. 158
Chapter 13 - Saving the Old Streetp. 174
Chapter 14 - A Summer of Recyclingp. 188
Chapter 15 - Past Tense vs. Future Tensep. 203
Chapter 16 - A Brief History of [characters not reproducible] Part Three: The Modernization of Republican Beijingp. 214
Chapter 17 - Miss Zhu Remembers the Treesp. 231
Chapter 18 - "If Someone Is Sick and You Do Not Aid Him, It Is Your Fault, Not His"p. 247
Chapter 19 - The Widow's Storyp. 261
Chapter 20 - A Brief History of [characters not reproducible] Part Four: The Industrialization of Maoist Beijingp. 275
Chapter 21 - Echo Wallp. 294
Acknowledgmentsp. 311
Appendix - Gazetteerp. 315
Notesp. 319
Bibliographyp. 331


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