Title: Sun Yat-Sen and the Origins of the Chinese Revolution
Author: Harold Z. Schiffrin
Description: Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Interior is clean and unmarked; minor signs of handling. Dust jacket shows light wear around edges; price clipped; in an archival sleeve. Includes glossary, bibliography, and index. xv, 412 pp. 9 x 6 inches.
Describes Sun's early years and education; the formation of a conspiratorial band; the Hsing Chung Hui under his leadership; the abortive Cantonese revolt of 1895; his intellectual development and political behavior during the subsequent five years abroad in Hawaii, the United States, England, and Japan; his return to China in 1900; the Waichow uprising and the evolution of Sun's thinking and activities which brought him closer to the militant mood of student nationalism; and clarifies his relationship to the climactic Chinese Revolution of 1911.
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: Very Good+
Publisher: University of California Press
Place: Berkeley and Los Angeles
Keywords: biography, history, China, politics,
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