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

By: Luke S.K. Kwong

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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 individual. By placing T'an's personal experience in the larger social and political contexts, it also sheds light on an emergent intellectual community in modern China. Printed Pages: 272 with 1 illustration.

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

Author Name: Luke S.K. Kwong

Categories: Biography & Autobiography,

Edition: First Edition

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

ISBN: 9004104712

ISBN 13: 9789004104716

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Brand New

Jacket Condition: Brand New

Size: 16.5 Cms x 25 Cms

Seller ID: 005073

Keywords: China Chinese Philosophy Reform