Oxford University Press
When A Girl Is Born
Pamela Grant
When A Girl Is Born
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An exciting novel set in China at the turn of the last century about a fourteen year old girl called Ko-Chin who is married off in an arranged marriage. She's been taught to obey her husband and be a good and dutiful wife - but her husband is a reformer who believes she should think for herself. Soon they are both caught up in a rebellion and Ko-Chin has to decide between her old traditions and the new western ways. ·Combines historical accuracy with a
fast-moving and exciting plot

In the Forbidden City …
Chapter 1 Golden Lilies
Chapter 2 The Red Sedan
Chapter 3 City of the Celestial Empire
Chapter 4 Manchu
Chapter 5 Listening Behind Screens
Chapter 6 ‘Never Grieve’
Chapter 7 Sacrifice to the Hearth God
Chapter 8 Smashing Rice Bowls
Chapter 9 The Vermilion Pencil
Chapter 10 Eating Tadpoles
Chapter 11 Foreign Devil
Chapter 12 Sons
Chapter 13 ‘Burn and Kill!’
Chapter 14 Fish in the Stewpan
Chapter 15 Eggs of Happiness
But in the Forbidden City …
Before and After ‘When a Girl is Born’
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