My Life in China and America (Paperback)Yung Wing (author)
Paperback 184 Pages / Published: 18/12/2008
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This book, first published in 1909, in the autobiography of a man who witnessed and played a key role in 19th century China. Remarkably, the book was written in English Yung Wing, born in 1828, was the first Chinese person ever to graduate from a major US college. He then returned to his own world, seeing it now with outsiders eyes. He brokered the purchase of China s first arms factory from the US, and proposed widespread financial and social changes, which were the inspiration for the changes China went through in the 20th century. This is a unique and highly readable book."
Publisher: SinoMedia Holdings (HK) Limited
Number of pages: 184
Weight: 177 g
Dimensions: 210 x 145 x 15 mm
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