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The Resource Public success, private sorrow : the life and times of Charles Henry Brewitt-Taylor (1857-1938), China Customs Commissioner and pioneer translator, Isidore Cyril Cannon

Public success, private sorrow : the life and times of Charles Henry Brewitt-Taylor (1857-1938), China Customs Commissioner and pioneer translator, Isidore Cyril Cannon

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Public success, private sorrow : the life and times of Charles Henry Brewitt-Taylor (1857-1938), China Customs Commissioner and pioneer translator
Title
Public success, private sorrow
Title remainder
the life and times of Charles Henry Brewitt-Taylor (1857-1938), China Customs Commissioner and pioneer translator
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Isidore Cyril Cannon
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Language
eng
Summary
The story of an Englishman who lived through the last years of the Qing dynasty, was trapped in the British Legation during the Boxer uprising and went on to occupy a number of senior positions in the Imperial Customs as Commissioner of Customs in various ports, Shanghai Postmaster and first Director of the important Customs College
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Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong studies series
Public success, private sorrow : the life and times of Charles Henry Brewitt-Taylor (1857-1938), China Customs Commissioner and pioneer translator, Isidore Cyril Cannon
Label
Public success, private sorrow : the life and times of Charles Henry Brewitt-Taylor (1857-1938), China Customs Commissioner and pioneer translator, Isidore Cyril Cannon
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt1xwdkv
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-254) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword for the Series; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Note on Citations; Note on Romanization; 1 -- Introduction; 2 -- Family Origins; 3 -- Early Years and Marriage; 4 -- The China Background; 5 -- Life in Foochow: Family, Teaching, Writing; 6 -- Change of Career: The Chinese Customs; 7 -- Tientsin: Marriage and the Michies; 8 -- Upheaval in Peking; 9 -- Career Advancement; Family Concerns; Plates; 10 -- Discord in Mengtze; 11 -- B-T's Sons and the Ellises; 12 -- The Customs College and Leave; 13 -- Alone in Foochow and Mukden; 14 -- Family Affairs and the First World War
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1 online resource (xvii, 260 pages)
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Isbn
9789882207301
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Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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illustrations.
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Specific material designation
remote

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