Son of the revolution [liang heng, judith shapiro] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers an autobiography of a young chinese man whose childhood and adolescence were spent in mao's china during the cultural revolution.
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About liang heng and the story of son of the revolution liang heng was born in 1954 in changsha, a large city in central china his parents were intellectuals — his father a reporter on a major provincial newspaper, his mother a ranking cadre in the local police.
Son of the revolution is a spare book, the sort of small biography you might pick up and read in a couple of days some weekend it packs an enormous punch, though liang heng, its author, experienced essentially every side of the cultural revolution in china, and his graceful, somewhat understated prose only acts as a sort of smooth surface to the roiling undercurrent of those huge events.
Sons of the revolution is a hereditary society which was founded in 1876 and educates the public about the american revolution the general society sons of the revolution headquarters is a pennsylvania non-profit corporation   located at williamsburg, virginia. Son of the revolution follows a basically chronological format, beginning with a chapter about liang’s late-1950’s childhood memories of politically related tensions between his father and mother (“chairman mao’s good little boy”) and concluding with an account of his marriage in 1980 to one of his english instructors at hunan teacher’s college in changsha (“teacher xia, the american expert”. About us, sons of the american revolution membership applications, 1889-1970 this database contains applications for membership in the national society of the sons of the american revolution approved between 1889 and 31 december 1970.
E232 reading guide for son of the revolution over the coming two weeks, we will be reading son of the revolution, an autobiography written by liang heng, a member of the intellectual class in communist china (the prc: people's republic of china) as we will learn in lectures, intellectuals (relatively well educated people with scientific or humanistic technical training) have been the most difficult for the communist government to come to terms with since the 1949 revolution.