Author:Luke S.K. Kwong


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T'an Ssu-T'ung, 1865-1898: Life and Thought of a Reformer

By: Luke S.K. Kwong

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Leiden, The Netherlands, E.J. Brill: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005073

ISBN: 9004104712

Condition: Brand New

The first full-length study in English on T'an Ssu-t'ung, a well-known scholar-reformer in late-Ch'ing China. Based on a rich variety of primary sources, it traces T'an's progress from his early years to his summary execution during the palace coup in 1898. The Introduction explains the premises and sources pertinent to this study, while the Epilogue provides an overall interpretation of T'an's life. The remaining eight chapters are organized in such a way as to allow a chronological and thematic appreciation of the book's subject matter. This is more than a biography of a remarkable individua... View more info