A Mosaic of the Hundred Days: Personalities, Politics, and Ideas of 1898

Kwong, Luke S. K.

Published by Harvard University Press, 1984
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This analysis of the interplay among people and of events leading up to the reform acts of 1898--the Hundred Days--and their abrupt termination presents a new interpretation of the late Ch'ing political scene. The Emperor, the Empress-Dowager, and high-court personalities are followed through the maze of motives and relationships that characterized the power structure in Peking.

Of special interest is Kwong's treatment of K'ang-Yu-Wei, often viewed as the Emperor's advisor during this period and a major source of reform policy, a promincence largely derived frm his own writings and those of Liange Ch'i-ch'ao. Those sources are here examined and show to be less than objective,and K'ang's role is assessed as far more peripheral than heretofore believed

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Title: A Mosaic of the Hundred Days: Personalities,...
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication Date: 1984
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fair

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