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The Last Manchu

The Autobiography of Henry Pu Yi, Last Emperor of China

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In 1908 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 1911, the young emperor lived for thirteen years in Peking's Forbidden City, but with none of the power his birth afforded him. The remainder of Pu Yi's life was lived out in a topsy-turvy fashion: fleeing from a Chinese warlord, becoming head of a Japanese puppet state, being confined to a Russian prison in Siberia, and enduring taxing labor. The Last Manchu is a unique, enthralling record of China's most turbulent, dramatic years.
Release date Australia
March 1st, 2010
Author
Contributor
Edited by Paul Kramer
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
Imprint
Skyhorse Publishing
Pages
352
Dimensions
140x210x140
ISBN-13
9781602397323
Product ID
3813747

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