Lu Hanchao: STREET CRIERS. A Cultural History of Chinese Beggars. Stanford, 2005. 288 pp. 20 illustrations. Cloth.
A comprehensive study of beggars' culture and the institution of mendicancy in China from late imperial times to the mod twentieth century. Examines the state of begging in China today.
Subjects: Folk Customs Sociology
Available, as of: 11/11/2017
Was item 457 in printed List 190.
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