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Yuan Shikai : a reappraisal

Author: Patrick Fuliang Shan
Publisher: Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, [2018] ©2018
Series: Contemporary Chinese studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This first major comprehensive study of Yuan Shikai in more than half a century explores the controversial life of one of the most important figures in China's transition from empire to republic.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Shan, Patrick Fuliang, author.
Yuan Shikai.:
Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, 2018.
(CaOONL)20189021608
Online version:
Shan, Patrick Fuliang.
Yuan Shikai.
Vancouver, BC : UBC Press, [2018]
(OCoLC)1051770463
Named Person: Shikai Yuan; Shikai Yuan; Shikai Yuan; Shikai Yuan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Fuliang Shan
ISBN: 9780774837781 0774837780
OCLC Number: 1030759126
Description: ix, 321 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
An elite clan --
The early years --
Imperial commissioner in Korea --
Training the first modern army --
The hundred days --
Governor of Shandong --
Governor General of Zhili and imperial minister --
Dismissal and reclusion --
The 1911 Revolution --
Provisional president --
President --
"Emperor" --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Contemporary Chinese studies.
Responsibility: Patrick Fuliang Shan.

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