Public Success, Private Sorrow
The Life and Times of Charles Henry Brewitt-Taylor (1857-1938), China Customs Commissioner and Pioneer TranslatoreBook - 2009
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
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvii, 260 pages) : illustrations