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Dragon Bones: A Novel Setting & Symbolism

Lisa See
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Shu Ching

"Shu Ching: Book of History" is one of the oldest books known to man, having been written between 2357 BC and 631 BC. The collection of speeches, cannons, and other writings is vital to Eastern thought and culture, and while shrouded in myth, it also contains much of China's historical record.

All Patriotic Society

The All Patriotic Society is a cultural religious movement in the book, led by Chinese American Michael Quon as a cover for his illegal activities as an artifact smuggler and collector. The All Patriotic Society claims to believe in nature over progress, and a dedication to live reverently.

Cultural Revolution

The Cultural Revolution was a violent movement in China that resulted in social and political chaos in the 1960s. Led by Mao Zedong, the revolution began as the youth of the country rose up in a class struggle against the bourgeoisie elements of the...

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