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Six Records of a Life Adrift

Shen Fu, Graham Sanders - 2011 - 176 pages
This memoir of a life in the Qing dynasty reveals a sensitive and artistic man, who failed at the civil service examinations that were the gateway to official employment and ...
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The Old Man of the Moon

Shen Fu - Fiction - 2015 - 80 pages
'Our passion was so great. Will the Old Man understand and help us once again?' The Old Man of the Moon is Shen Fu's intimate and moving account of his marriage - from early ...
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Chapters from a Floating Life

Shen Fu - History - 2007 - 112 pages
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Lion and Dragon in Northern China

Reginald F. Johnston - History - 2011 - 560 pages
A detailed examination of Chinese culture by Sir Reginald Johnston, tutor to the last emperor of China, published in 1910.
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Strangers at the Gate: Social Disorder in South China, 1839-1861

Frederic E. Wakeman - History - 1997 - 276 pages
First published in 1966, and now available once more, this pioneering work examines the relationship between the Chinese civil and military authorities and the British trading ...
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