The Chinese Human Rights Reader
This is the home page for Stephen C. Angle and Marina Svensson, trans. and eds., The Chinese Human Rights Reader: Documents and Commentary, 1900-2000 (Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 2001). 520 pp. Glossary, index. Hardcover: 0-7656-0692-5 $72.95. Paperback : 0-7656-0693-3 $28.95.
The Reader contains translations of approximately sixty selections from China's twentieth-century human rights discourse. The documents are arranged chronologically and are presented in full wherever possible. Each selection is preceded by a brief introduction dealing with the author and the immediate context. The book includes a substantive introduction by the editors and a glossary in which translations of key terms are linked to their Chinese equivalents.
Click here to access the Chronological Table of Contents for the Reader.
Click here to access the Thematic Table of Contents for the Reader.
We will try to list here all reviews of the Reader, with links to any that are available on-line.
Site established: 6/20/2001
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