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Author Xu, Guoqi.

Title Strangers on the Western Front [electronic resource] : Chinese workers in the Great War / Xu Guoqi.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description viii, 336 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Great War and great crisis : China, Britain, France, and the "laborers as soldiers" strategy -- The recruitment and European odyssey of the men for Britain and France -- The hidden history of the secret Canadian pathway -- Work -- Treatment and perceptions -- Strangers in a strange world : Chinese lives in Europe -- American soldiers and Chinese laborers -- The association men and Chinese laborers -- The fusion of teaching and learning : students as teachers and vice versa -- A fusion of civilizations -- Appendix 1: Huimin contract with the French government -- Appendix 2: British contract -- Selected glossary.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject World War, 1914-1918 -- Conscript labor -- Europe.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Participation, Chinese.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain.
World War, 1914-1918 -- France.
Foreign workers, Chinese -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Working class -- China -- History -- 20th century.
China -- Relations -- Great Britain.
China -- Relations -- France.
Great Britain -- Relations -- China.
France -- Relations -- China.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780674049994 (alk. paper)
9780674060555 (e-book)

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