Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-198) and index.
This is a collection of interviews with students and teachers in Hangzhou, China. Ranging in age from 7 to 52, the 13 interviewees represent a cross-section of Chinese culture and experience, with various levels of social status, education, and economic standing. Their words, supplemented by the author's detailed descriptions of their surroundings and daily activities, offer a fresh perspective on life in present-day China. (source: Nielsen Book Data)