Models and Moralities: The Parable of the Two "Heroic Little Sisters of the Grassland"

@article{Bulag1999ModelsAM,
  title={Models and Moralities: The Parable of the Two "Heroic Little Sisters of the Grassland"},
  author={U. Bulag},
  journal={The China Journal},
  year={1999},
  pages={21 - 41}
}
  • U. Bulag
  • Published 1999
  • Sociology
  • The China Journal
  • There is a supposedly true story, set in Inner Mongolia, that is famous throughout China. One day in the middle of the harsh winter of 1964, Longmei and Yurong, two Mongolian sisters aged eleven and nine, were entrusted by their father to look after one of the collective's flocks of sheep and keep them close to home while he went out to help his neighbours. The two girls, ignoring their father's instructions, drove their herd further away to a better pasture. The weather in February on the… CONTINUE READING
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