Eminent Chinese of the Ch'ing Period 1644-1912, Volume 2 by Arthur W. Hummel

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Contributors contain: okay. Biggerstaff, H. Dubs, J.K. Fairbank, Fang Chao-ying, L.C.Goodrich, Hu Shih, T.Numata, E. Swisher, Teng Ssu-yu, C.M. Wilbur, H. Wilhelm. Hummel’s biographical dictionary continues to be the one critical reference software for chinese language heritage when you consider that 1644. It used to be first released in 1943–44. ‘The most sensible heritage of China of the final three hundred years’ – Hu Shih.

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To this end he sent a number of reports to Peking, detailing the latter's wickedness and accusing him of plotting another rebellion. In the spring of 1680, just as Shang Chih-hsin had taken the city ofWu-hsiian in northern Kwangsi, orders arrived for his arrest and transportation to the capital for trial. He was taken as far as Canton where he tried to get revenge on one of the principal informers against him by causing his assassination. When this was reported to the Emperor an order was issued on September 20 for his immediate death.

J; Couling, Encyclopaedia Sinica, p. 490; contemporary Chinese scroll maps Ail in the Library of Congress picturing the fort of Aigun and the siege of Albazin; Golden, F. , Russian Expansion on the (1914), pp. ] 5D-56; see Pacific, 1641-1850 bibliography under FANG CHAO-YING SAHALIYEN -~$, d. 1636, age 33 (sui), was a member of the Imperial Family, and the third son of Daisan [q. ]. Possessed of an education rather above the average, he began his military career by taking part in the 1625 and 1626 campaigns against Mongol tribes-the Chahar, the Barin, and the Jarut-for which in the latter year he was promoted to the rank of beile.

In 1660, by the transfer of Keng Chi-mao to Fukien, Shang K'o-hsi was left in full control of Kwangtung province. For several years he had difficulties with the Tanka ~~ or ~p, a group of aborigines who lived on boats and, like Cheng Ch'eng-kung [q. ] farther north, carried on piratical expeditions under the guise of a movement to restore the Ming dynasty. But, apart from this, he held the province securely under his control. , T'oung Pao, 1913, p. ] GEORGE A. KENNEDY SHANG K'o-hsi fp]RJiJ, d. 1676, age 73 (sui), was a native of Liaotung.

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