The Life and Times of Sir Reginald JohnstoneBook - 2012
Colonial administrator, writer, explorer, Buddhist, and friend to China?s last emperor, Sir Reginald Johnston (1874?1938) was a distinguished sinologist with a tangled love and family life that he kept secret even from his closest friends. Born and educated in Edinburgh, he began his career in the colony of Hong Kong and eventually became Commissioner of the remote British leased territory of Weihai in northern China. He travelled widely and, during a break from colonial service, served as tutor and advisor to Puyi, the deposed emperor. As the only foreigner allowed to work in the Forbidden Ci.
Publisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, HKU, 2012
Characteristics: 1 online resource (331 pages)