Scottish Mandarin: The Life and Times of Sir Reginald Johnston

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Colonial administrator, writer, explorer, Buddhist, and friend to China's last emperor, Sir Reginald Johnston (1874-1938) was a distinguished sinologist with a tangled love life that he kept secret even from his closest friends. Born and educated in Edinburgh, he began his career in the colony of Hong Kong and eventually became Commissioner of the remote British leased territory of Weihaiwei in northern China. He travelled widely and, during a break from colonial service, served as tutor and advisor to Puyi, the deposed ...

Scottish Mandarin: The Life and Times of Sir Reginald Johnston 2012, Hong Kong University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9789888139569

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