Wu Tingfang (1842–1922)

Reform and Modernization in Modern Chinese History

(伍廷芳 (1842–1922):中國改革與現代化)

Linda Pomerantz-Zhang

ISBN : 978-962-209-287-7


August 1992

320 pages

  • HK$188.00
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Wu Tingfang (1842–1922) was a contemporary of Li Hongzhang, Yuan Shikai, Hei and Sun Yixian (Sun Yat-sen), all of whom were involved in China’s attempt at reform and modernization in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. During his time, Wu was a prominent political figure, participating actively in public service and political activities in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Guangzhou. This book is a biography of Wu, and sheds considerable light on a crucial period in Chinese history.