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BK 013

"The China Consuls-British Consular Officers,1843-1943" 619 pages with colourful detail and lively anecdotes, P.E. Coates, a former consul in China, here recounts the story of British consular officers in China between 1843 and 1943. Exiled in an alien country that was often resentful of Western imperialism, British officers confronted riots, civil wars, disease, and long separations from their families.

Year: 1988 (Second impression 1991)
Type: Hard Cover with Jacket
Origin: Hong Kong (Oxford University Press)
Price: US$150.00