The Empress and Mrs. Conger : The Uncommon Friendship of Two Women and Two WorldsMaterial type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, HKU, 2011Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (362 p.).ISBN: 9789888053704.Subject(s): China -- History -- Guangxu, 1875-1908 -- Anecdotes | Cixi, -- Empress dowager of China, -- 1835-1908 | Conger, Sarah Pike, -- 1843-1932Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Empress and Mrs. Conger : The Uncommon Friendship of Two Women and Two WorldsDDC classification: 951.03 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; I - Eagle and Dragon; 1 - Farmer's daughter; 2 - Mother of China; 3 - High walls; 4 - Chinese Christians; 5 - Daws in peacock's feathers; 6 - Imperial audience; 7 - Christmas in Beijing; 8 - Unlocking the gates; Plate Section; 9 - Gathering storm; II - Battle in Beijing; 10 - Shadow Boxers; 11 - Siege; 12 - Survival; III - Saving Face; 13 - Loot; 14 - Reconciliation; 15 - Sisterhood; 16 - Portrait of a woman; 17 - Forbidden cities; 18 - Letters to China; Notes; Bibliography; Index
In winter 1902, in the ruins of post-Boxer Uprising Beijing, two women from two different worlds joined hands in friendship-the former concubine and legendary tyrant Empress Dowager Cixi, and the Midwest-born, devoutly Christian diplomat's wife Sarah Pike Conger. Together, they made history.
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