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[EAN: 9781425792176], Neubuch, [PU: Xlibris Corporation], ANNE SPLINGAERD MEGOWAN,BIOGRAPHIES AND MEMOIRS,WAR, Biography & Autobiography|General, Paperback. 204 pages. Dimensions: 8.8in. x 5.9in. x 0.5in.There was nothing ordinary about Paul Splingaerds life after he left Brussels for China in 1865. Pauls adventures over the 41 years he spent in his adopted land read more like fiction than fact, but he really did exist. His great-granddaughter relates the story of his youth, his travels throughout the Middle Kingdom with explorergeographer Ferdinand von Richthofen, his years as a fur trader in Mongolia, and his fourteen years in Chinas far west after being made a mandarin by legendary viceroy Li Hongzhang. On behalf of his native Belgium, Paul negotiated the rights to build the major railroad between Beijing to Hankou. For this service, Leopold II knighted him a Chevalier de lOrdre de la Couronne. Reading about Pauls life and activities during a pivotal period of Chinas history can provide insights into her post-Opium War interaction with the West, and offer an understanding of what is happening in the dynamic China of the twenty-first century. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN.

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Xlibris Corporation. Paperback. New. Paperback. 204 pages. Dimensions: 8.8in. x 5.9in. x 0.5in.There was nothing ordinary about Paul Splingaerds life after he left Brussels for China in 1865. Pauls adventures over the 41 years he spent in his adopted land read more like fiction than fact, but he really did exist. His great-granddaughter relates the story of his youth, his travels throughout the Middle Kingdom with explorergeographer Ferdinand von Richthofen, his years as a fur trader in Mongolia, and his fourteen years in Chinas far west after being made a mandarin by legendary viceroy Li Hongzhang. On behalf of his native Belgium, Paul negotiated the rights to build the major railroad between Beijing to Hankou. For this service, Leopold II knighted him a Chevalier de lOrdre de la Couronne. Reading about Pauls life and activities during a pivotal period of Chinas history can provide insights into her post-Opium War interaction with the West, and offer an understanding of what is happening in the dynamic China of the twenty-first century. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN., Xlibris Corporation

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[EAN: 9781425792176], Neubuch, [PU: Xlibris Corporation, United States], Biography & Autobiography|General, Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.There was nothing ordinary about Paul Splingaerds life after he left Brussels for China in 1865. Paul s adventures over the 41 years he spent in his adopted land read more like fiction than fact, but he really did exist. His great-granddaughter relates the story of his youth, his travels throughout the Middle Kingdom with explorer/geographer Ferdinand von Richthofen, his years as a fur trader in Mongolia, and his fourteen years in China s far west after being made a mandarin by legendary viceroy Li Hongzhang. On behalf of his native Belgium, Paul negotiated the rights to build the major railroad between Beijing to Hankou. For this service, Leopold II knighted him a Chevalier de l Ordre de la Couronne. Reading about Pauls life and activities during a pivotal period of Chinas history can provide insights into her post-Opium War interaction with the West, and offer an understanding of what is happening in the dynamic China of the twenty-first century.

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There was nothing ordinary about Paul Splingaerd's life after he left Brussels for China in 1865. Paul's adventures over the 41 years he spent in his adopted land read more like fiction than fact, but he really did exist. His great-granddaughter relates the story of his youth, his travels throughout the "Middle Kingdom" with explorer/geographer Ferdinand von Richthofen, his years as a fur trader in Mongolia, and his fourteen years in China's far west after being made a mandarin by legendary viceroy Li Hongzhang. On behalf of his native Belgium, Paul negotiated the rights to build the major railroad between Beijing to Hankou. For this service, Leopold II knighted him a "Chevalier de l"Ordre de la Couronne." Reading about Paul's life and activities during a pivotal period of China's history can provide insights into her post-Opium War interaction with the West, and offer an understanding of what is happening in the dynamic China of the twenty-first century. biographical,biographies,biographies and history,biography and history,genre fiction,history,literature and fiction,travel,war Travel, Xlibris

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The Belgian Mandarin
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Megowan, Anne Splingaerd

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The Belgian Mandarin

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There was nothing ordinary about Paul Splingaerds life after he left Brussels for China in 1865. Paul's adventures over the 41 years he spent in his adopted land read more like fiction than fact, but he really did exist. His great-granddaughter relates the story of his youth, his travels throughout the "Middle Kingdom" with explorer/geographer Ferdinand von Richthofen, his years as a fur trader in Mongolia, and his fourteen years in China's far west after being made a mandarin by legendary viceroy Li Hongzhang. On behalf of his native Belgium, Paul negotiated the rights to build the major railroad between Beijing to Hankou. For this service, Leopold II knighted him a "Chevalier de l"Ordre de la Couronne." Reading about Pauls life and activities during a pivotal period of Chinas history can provide insights into her post-Opium War interaction with the West, and offer an understanding of what is happening in the dynamic China of the twenty-first century.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9781425792176
ISBN (ISBN-10): 1425792170
Paperback
Publishing year: 2008
Publisher: XLIBRIS CORP
204 Pages
Weight: 0,304 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 1425792170

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1-4257-9217-0, 978-1-4257-9217-6


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