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Setting aside questions of morality and accuracy, there has never been a book about China like this, and there will msndchoue be another. My review as published in China Economic ReviewMay Andrew rated it it was amazing Jun 09, Doing Business in China.

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Tom Carter rated it it was amazing Dec 06, Trevor-Roper, later to be made Baron Dacre of Glanton, was drearily upper middle class in the worst English way – a conformist, a prude and a man of very fixed ideas. You’ve successfully reported this review. See if you have enough points for this item. Surely no surprise to us in the post-Lady Di generation. You submitted the following rating and review. As Trevor-Roper charged, the work may well be pornographic in parts.

April 1, Imprint: Wang Wei the Painter-Poet. His biographer, Hugh Trevor-Roper Sir Edmund Trelawny Backhouse, 2nd Baronet 20 October — 8 January was a British oriental scholar and linguist whose work exerted a powerful influence on the Western view of the last decades of the Qing Dynasty In Backhouse, as with all of the above, we have a true and dedicated aesthete in our presence.

Aug 11, Emmapeel rated it it was amazing Shelves: The Dragon King’s Daughter. So a little exaggeration to boost the legacy is fine, by and large. Richard Hoeppli, the honorary Swiss Consul in Peking in the s and a medical doctor. Dec 28, Andrew Galbraith rated it it was amazing Shelves: Terry Crossman rated it really liked it Dec 02, Selected Essays of Master Lu Xun. Three Ways of Thought in Ancient China. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! Want to Read saving…. Hans-Joachim Stark rated it really liked it Jun 26, He also presents himself as a confidant of, among others, Cixi and her chief eunuch, and writes of the favors requested of him as his influence within the court grew.


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These compelling pages include Backhouse maintaining that Ci Xi was even able to penetrate him with her enlarged clitoris! How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the decadencee price Recap the plot.

Sir Edmund was not just a mover and a shaker but a bit of a ducker and a diver too. Aelred rated it it was ok Mar 31, At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

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China Under the Empress Dowager. We appreciate your feedback. And remember, I told you right at the start, Backhouse always did spectacular climaxes!!! A third way to read the book, as neither a historical narrative nor a source of historical details, is purely as entertainment.


This careful publication is a start. For just about every memoirist, it seems, legacy preservation is important mandcchoue otherwise why bother to pen them?

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Backhouse was certainly not the last gay or bi- sexual European to enjoy the somewhat more easygoing and tolerant at least in certain elite quarters environment of Peking — the writers Harold Acton and Victor Segalan as well as the poet William Empson among others all had their share of fun too.

Sir Edmund Trelawny Backhouse: Sam Gaskin is an arts and culture journalist based in Shanghai. Edward Theodore Chalmers Werner.

Heaven Cracks, Earth Shakes. For nearly 70 years, the original manuscript of the memoirs of Sir Edmund Trelawny Backhouse, British baronet, polyglot and libertine, sat unpublished — first in the hands of Reinhard Hoeppli, the Swiss physician who commissioned them, and then with British historian and Backhouse biographer Hugh Trevor-Roper, who eventually left them to the Bodleian Library at Oxford.

Décadence Mandchoue: The China Memoirs of Sir Edmund Trelawny Backhouse

One Hundred Poems from the Chinese. The Sayings of Confucius Illustrated Edition. Since his death, however, it has been established that some of his sources were forged, though it is not clear how many or by whom. Greg Dodd rated it liked it May 12, Myths and Legends of China.

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