Jeanne d'Arc of China: This snippet is for sons and daughters of China! Teenager girl Xun Guan breaking out of the Wancheng city to borrow the relief troops in the late Western Jinn dynasty; Liu-Shao-shi riding into the barbarian army to rescue her husband in the late Western Jinn dynasty; teenager girl Shen Yunying breaking into Zhang Xianzhong's rebels on the horseback to avenge on father's death in the late Ming dynasty.
The story is told almost entirely from the point of Catholic characters, giving This was a really well-written novel of the Manchu takeover of China spoiler alert, the Manchu win that does well to bring the reader into not only the intricacies of the Ming and Manchu courts, but also into the culture and history of the times.
The story is told almost entirely from the point of Catholic characters, giving it that interesting point of view as we see flawed characters who struggle to justify their soldiery or smutty activities with their faith.
Lovers of Chinese history will love it too for the fresh perspective since most work on Chinese history tends to ignore this point of view. Picked it up at random from the school library shelves and was hooked.
It was a rollicking good yarn. I learned a bit more about Chinese culture and felt enriched. Oct 20, Jc rated it did not like it China in the early 17th century, a Young English catholic lieutenant in the portuguese army gives a hand to the Chinese to fight the Mongols.
It sounded very promising. After pages nothing has happened, there is a myriad of different characters none very endearing or interesting.Book Review: The Last Manchu Autobiography of Henry Pu Yi, Last Emperor of China Edited by: Paul Kramer Submitted by: Tiffany Joy A.
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In at the age of two, Henry Pu Yi ascended to become the last emperor of the centuries-old Manchu dynasty. After re. Henry Pu Yi was the last Manchu Emperor of China; today he is a member of the National People's Congress.
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In at the age of two, Henry Pu Yi ascended to become the last emperor of the centuries-old Manchu dynasty. After revolutionaries forced Pu Yi to abdicate in , the young emperor lived for thirteen years in Peking’s Forbidden City, but with none of the power his birth afforded him. Book Review Words | 8 Pages. communicate with each other and act like humans. Animal farm is a book concerned about the politics of leadership and the rise of fall of great leaders; also the events surrounding the Animal Farm are mirrored to the events that took place during the Russian Revolution. The Wuhan Gang & The Chungking Gang, i.e., the offsprings of the American missionaries, diplomats, military officers, 'revolutionaries' & Red Saboteurs and the "Old China Hands" of the s and the herald-runners of the Dixie Mission of the s.
Brief Summary This book is an autobiography of a man who became The Emperor of the Manchu Dynasty, at two years of age, named Henry Pu Yi.