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The Long March: An Account of Modern China

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Author of The Second Sex, and one of the 20th century's most brilliant writers, Simone de Beauvoir turns her attention eastward to China and paints a masterly picture of that nation in modern times. Honest and detailed, it comes from de Beauvoir's personal journey through the country: "I have tried to evaluate all the knowledge gained at first-hand, by actually seeing plac ...more
Paperback, 528 pages
Published March 1st 2002 by Phoenix
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Allison Thaemlitz
Over all de Beauvoir's book is a beautifully written travelogue and well researched in depth history. For those reasons alone it's worth consideration and a second look.
However, I found de Beauvoir's personal observations frustrating. The Long March is a sympathetic account of modern China, too sympathetic in my opinion. Admittedly, there are roughly 50 years between us, but de Beauvoir's account is frustratingly superficial. Instead of questioning or some objective consideration, de Beauvoir's
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"Simone de Beauvoir was a French author and philosopher. She wrote novels, monographs on philosophy, politics, and social issues, essays, biographies, and an autobiography. She is now best known for her metaphysical novels, including She Came to Stay and The Mandarins, and for her 1949 treatise The Second Sex, a detailed analysis of women's oppression and a foundational tract of contemporary femin ...more
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