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China"s man of the Book

Agnes Clarke

China"s man of the Book

the story of William Chalmers Burns, 1815-1868

by Agnes Clarke

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Published by Overseas Missionary Fellowship in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Burns, William Chalmers, 1815-1868.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementforeword by Eric J. Alexander.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV3427.B83 C55
    The Physical Object
    Pagination68 p.
    Number of Pages68
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5030919M
    ISBN 100853630704
    LC Control Number73882948
    OCLC/WorldCa238581

    Winner, National Book Awards for General Nonfiction - Hardcover. Maxine Hong Kingston. Maxine Hong Kingston was born to Chinese immigrant parents in Stockton, California in and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley. A long-time member of the Berkeley faculty, she is currently Senior Lecturer for Creative Writing.   The book-burning incited public criticism on Weibo. Some posts said China was “burning books and burying Confucian scholars,” an edict supposedly issued by China’s first emperor, Qin Shihuang, more than 2, years ago to destroy works he regarded as politically dangerous.

    Part of a trilogy exploring how ideas about human nature have shaped practices of social control and education over the course of Chinese history, this volume explores how the most striking political theories and policies of the contemporary period rest on distinctly Chinese theories of mind. Many of these contrast dramatically with long-held Western beliefs, key among them the insistence on. 5. "China's War with Japan" - by Rana MitterWhen I was in high school in Scotland, one of our most important topics in history class was the Second World War. We learned about Hitler’s invasion of Europe, the alliance between the “Big 3” (Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin), and the Japanese surrender after being hit by American atomic bombs.

      Simon Winchester is the acclaimed author of many books, including The Professor and the Madman, The Man Who Loved China, A Crack in the Edge of the World, and books were New York Times bestsellers and appeared on numerous best and notable lists. In , Mr. Winchester was made an officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) by her Majesty the Queen.4/5(26). This Study Guide consists of approximately 61 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of China Men. The text is presented as a biography of the author's male relatives and covers four generations, including a great.


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