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By Charles Tyzack

ISBN-10: 1846249635

ISBN-13: 9781846249631

Clifford Stubbs’ outstanding lifestyles as a Quaker missionary in China within the early years of the 20 th century used to be one imbued with religion, pacifism, generosity of spirit and power of precept. He was once enormously famous in China and considered as an honorary nationwide, between his acquaintances, colleagues and his scholars on the new Huaxi collage the place he used to be Professor of Chemistry. His next homicide consequently surprised the state to its foundations and his funeral was once the biggest ever said in Chengdu.
Until now the tale of this extraordinary guy, who performed one of these pivotal function in what emerged to be the fading of Western missionary zeal in China because the Sixties Cultural Revolution loomed, has now not been instructed. Now, drawing on relatives papers and Quaker data, Charles Tyzack has produced a long-overdue and engaging biography framed via a vital interval of China’s socio-political development.

Charles Tyzack learn English at Balliol collage, Oxford, occurring to be a Lecturer in English at Cardiff college. he's the writer of pals to China; The Davidson Brothers and the buddies’ undertaking to China 1886 – 1939 charting the stories of his Quaker missionary grandfather and uncles in China. He has travelled generally in the zone, helping Anglo-Chinese family members. He lives in Charlbury, Oxfordshire.

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