Public Success, Private Sorrow

Public Success, Private Sorrow

The Life and Times of Charles Henry Brewitt-Taylor (1857-1938), China Customs Commissioner and Pioneer Translator

eBook - 2009
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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.
Publisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press ; [London] : [Eurospan distributor], 2009
ISBN: 9789888052721
9888052721
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvii, 260 pages) : illustrations

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