China Mission: A Personal History from the Last Imperial Dynasty to the People's Republic

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When the Reverend Halvor Ronning, his sister Thea, and fellow missionary Hannah Rorem set out in 1891 to found a Lutheran mission and school in the interior of China, they could not have foreseen the ways in which that decision would ripple across generations of the Ronning family. Halvor and Hannah would marry, and their son Chester, born in Hubei Province in 1894, would spend over half his life in China as a student, teacher, and a Canadian diplomat. Chester's daughter, Audrey, studied at Nanking University during the ...

China Mission: A Personal History from the Last Imperial Dynasty to the People's Republic 2013, Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge

ISBN-13: 9780807152782

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