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The Resource Scottish Mandarin : the Life and Times of Sir Reginald Johnston

Scottish Mandarin : the Life and Times of Sir Reginald Johnston

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Scottish Mandarin : the Life and Times of Sir Reginald Johnston
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Scottish Mandarin
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the Life and Times of Sir Reginald Johnston
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eng
Summary
Colonial administrator, writer, explorer, Buddhist, and friend to China?s last emperor, Sir Reginald Johnston (1874?1938) was a distinguished sinologist with a tangled love and family life that he kept secret even from his closest friends. Born and educated in Edinburgh, he began his career in the colony of Hong Kong and eventually became Commissioner of the remote British leased territory of Weihai in northern China. He travelled widely and, during a break from colonial service, served as tutor and advisor to Puyi, the deposed emperor. As the only foreigner allowed to work in the Forbidden Ci
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Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong Studies Series
Scottish Mandarin : the Life and Times of Sir Reginald Johnston
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Scottish Mandarin : the Life and Times of Sir Reginald Johnston
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt1xcs7r
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword; Acknowledgements; Notes on Chinese Names; List of Illustrations; Chapter One: The Predictable Path (1874-1898); Chapter 2: China Beckons (1898-1903); Chapter 3: The District Officer (1904-1906); Chapter 4: Lessons Learned (1906-1907); Chapter 5: Sacred Sites (1907-1909); Chapter 6: The Daily Grind (1910-1912); Chapter 7: Unsettled Times (1912-1914); Chapter 8: The Lowest Point (1915-1918); Chapter 9: The Forbidden City (1919-1920); Chapter 10: Mandarin of the First Rank (1920-1923); Chapter 11: The End of a Dream (1924-1926); Chapter 12: Commissioner of Weihai (1927-1930)
  • Chapter 13: Professor Johnston (1930-1935)Chapter 14: The Final Fling (1935-1938); Notes; Bibliography; Index; Figures
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1 online resource (331 pages).
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online
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9789882205895
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rdamedia
Media type code
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