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Vermilion Gate
AuthorMu Aiping 慕愛平, 1951-
Pub. LocationLondonPublisherLittle, Brown and Company
Date2000Phys. Desc.x, 819 p., [16] p. ill., map.; 24 cm.
LocationReading RoomCall NumberDS779.29.M8 A3 2000
Vermilion Gate / Aiping Mu.
Includes index.

"Aiping Mu was born to parents prominent in the Communist hierarchy - her father was Political Commissar for the Beijing region and her mother ran one of the city's universities - and in her early years lived the pampered life of the Party elite: luxury housing, guards, servants and private schooling. Both parents were considered intellectuals within the Party and from the start experienced the factional in-fighting and periodic purges which culminated decades later in the Cultural Revolution and the break-up of the family. Aiping herself was one of the first Red Guards before being denounced as a bourgeois intellectual and exiled to a remote province."--OCLC recd.

Subject(s)Mu Aiping 慕愛平, 1951-
Intellectuals--China--20th century
China--History--Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976--Biography
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #14120