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Author: Brian Power
ISBN: 0876634587
Language: English
Pages: 230 pages
Category: Leaders & Notable People
Publisher: Universe Pub; First Edition edition (January 1, 1988)
Rating: 4.2
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The Life of Emperor Pu Yi Last emperor of China was later made into a film. Has photographs, interesting for those who have been to the Royal Embassy of Thailand in Tokyo. Recommends it for: all. greed meets bad luck n bad timing huge disaster.

Puyi (/ˈpuː ˈjiː/; simplified Chinese: 溥仪; traditional Chinese: 溥儀; pinyin: Pǔyí; 7 February 1906 – 17 October 1967) was the last Emperor of China as the 12th and final Emperor of the Qing dynasty, China's last imperial dynasty

Puyi (/ˈpuː ˈjiː/; simplified Chinese: 溥仪; traditional Chinese: 溥儀; pinyin: Pǔyí; 7 February 1906 – 17 October 1967) was the last Emperor of China as the 12th and final Emperor of the Qing dynasty, China's last imperial dynasty. As a child, he reigned as the Xuantong Emperor (pronounced ; Chinese: 宣統帝; Manchu: ᡤᡝᡥᡠᠩᡤᡝᠶᠣᠰᠣᡥᡡᠸᠠᠩᡩᡳ; Möllendorff: gehungge yoso hūwangdi) in China and Khevt Yos Khaan in Mongolia from 1908 until his forced abdication on 12 February 1912, after the Xinhai Revolution.

The recently released movie, The Last Emperor, has doubtless brought requests for books about Henry Pu-yi, as the hapless last Manchu emperor of China was known in the West. The chief source until now has been an autobiography, From Emperor to Citizen, published in Beijing in two volumes (1964-65; Oxford, 1987. The autobiography is marred by an awkward translation and the fact that it was written almost certainly under compulsion.

the life of Pu Yi, last emperor of China. Published 1986 by P. Owen in London. Biography, Kings and rulers. Bibliography: p. 225. The Physical Object. ix, 230 . p. of plates : Number of pages.

Provides a revealing study of the decadent and tragic life of Pu Yi, the Manchu prince who reigned as the last emperor of China, from his childhood, through his role in modern Chinese history, to his final days as a minor civil servant. ISBN13:9780876634585. Release Date:January 1988.

Henry Pu Yi is more commonly known as the last emperor. I was intrigued by the Title of this Book. He lived in Beijing, Manchuria, and Siberia before becoming an ordinary citizen of the People’s Republic of China. Reading it filled in many gaps in my understanding of China's Imperial System of governing which became very turbulent prior WW2. I ENJOYED "The Last Manchu".

The last of the Manchu emperors received a formal pardon on December . China fell into the hands of rival warlords and for a few days in 1917 Pu Yi was reinstated as emperor and then removed again

The last of the Manchu emperors received a formal pardon on December 4th, 1959. The man known as Henry Pu Yi led one of the strangest lives of the 20th century. The last of the Manchu emperors, he succeeded to the throne as a boy of two in 1908. China fell into the hands of rival warlords and for a few days in 1917 Pu Yi was reinstated as emperor and then removed again. At 16 he was given four photographs of girls he had never met to choose from and provided with an imperial wife and an imperial concubine. He apparently took the name Henry out of admiration for Henry VIII of England.

Recommend this journal.

Provides a revealing study of the decadent and tragic life of Pu Yi, the Manchu prince who reigned as the last emperor of China, from his childhood, through his role in modern Chinese history, to his final days as a minor civil servant