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Author: Gungwu Wang
Publisher: Singapore : Ridge Books, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"One of Asia's most important public intellectuals, Wang Gungwu is best-known for his explorations of Chinese history in the long view, and for his writings on the Chinese overseas. Wang was born in Surabaya, Java, but his parents' orientation was always to China; they had travelled to Southeast Asia to help in the education of the Chinese overseas. Wang grew up in the plural, multiethnic town of Ipoh, Malaya, now  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Gungwu Wang; Gungwu Wang; Gungwu Wang; Gungwu Wang
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gungwu Wang
ISBN: 9789814722926 9814722928
OCLC Number: 1027209172
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 219 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Wang Gungwu.

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One of Asia's most important public intellectuals, Wang Gungwu is best-known for his explorations of Chinese history in the long view, and for his writings on the Chinese overseas. In this book the  Read more...

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"A charming, intimate, and modest autobiography of the childhood and schooling of a great historian of China." -Ezra Vogel, Harvard University"The book is neither overly dramatic nor flowery, but Read more...

 
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