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Twilight In The Forbidden City

Twilight In The Forbidden City

Author: Reginald Fleming Johnston
Series: Oxford in Asia Paperbacks Ser.
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1988. Reprint. A very good trade paperback copy with only the usual age tanning to the pages. All the fold outs are excellent.

From 1919 to 1924, Reginald F. Johnston, a British colonial official, scholar, writer and great admirer of Chinese culture, served as tutor and adviser to the last emperor of China. The emperor P'u-i had abdicated his throne in 1912. However, in order to ensure a rapid and peaceful transfer of authority, he was allowed to retain his title and was permitted to remain in residence in the Forbidden City in Peking, which he did until the winter of 1924.
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General Fields

  • : 9780192821058
  • : Oxford University Press
  • : Oxford University Press
  • : January 1988
  • : ---length:- '22'width:- '14'units:- Centimeters
  • : books

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  • : 564
  • : 951/.156
  • : Paperback
  • : Reginald Fleming Johnston