life of Chinese Gordon ...

by Charles H. Allen

Publisher: published by Abraham Kingdon & Co. in London

Written in English
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  • Gordon, Charles George, -- 1833-1885.

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Finally defeated by a Manchu army and a force of volunteers under British Army officer Charles ``Chinese'' Gordon after 11 years of rebellion, Hong's movement left 20 million dead in its wake. Great deals on Asia Antiquarian & Collectible Books in Chinese. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items! After China, Gordon returned to Britain, where he was put in charge of the defence of the Thames around Gravesend. He also began to be active in charity work, helping the poor and campaigning. As the book shows, since China was defeated in the Opium Wars of the s, the struggle for “national rejuvenation” through 富强 (fù qiáng) has been a central goal of Chinese leaders from all walks of political life.

Click to read more about Metzger's Dog by Thomas Perry. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(7).   Chinese Gordon listened, and he could feel the shape of the man below him, leaning forward over the bench, his face staring up at the tools to assess their value, weight, and bulk. Now he .   The situation is this: A gang of highly sophisticated and charming Los Angeles mercenaries - with names such as Chinese Gordon, Immelman and Kepler - inadvertently steal a C.I.A.-sponsored plan. Gordon H. Chang Gordon H. Chang is a nonfiction author and a professor at Stanford University. The professor has a Ph.D. in History, and he has done extensive research on the relationship between China and America and Asian American art history as a whole.

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In the early s, Gordon and his men were instrumental in putting down the Taiping Rebellion, regularly defeating much larger forces. For these accomplishments, he was given the nickname "Chinese Gordon" and honours from both the Emperor of China and the Life of Chinese Gordon.

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[database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, chinesegordon asuccinctrecordofhislife by archibaldforbes london georgeroutledgeandsons broadway,ludgatehill newyork: 9,lafayetteplace This rare monograph -- it was withdrawn from circulation almost immediately after it was published -- is our principal source of Gordon's life during the important years of his spiritual development, from to For the events recorded in Book II (China) I have relied, apart from his own letters, on A.

Hake The Story of Chinese Gordon. This is obviously based on Gordon's own. In General “Chinese” Gordon brought this Chow he named “Wang” from China to England. I get so excited when one archive post leads to another then another, and yet another but by the time I get all the photos, text, newspapers etc in front of me, my mind is spinning and I forget what I was searching for in the first place.

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Genre/Form: Biographies History Biography Biographie: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Allen, Charles H. (Charles Harris). Life of "Chinese" Gordon, R.E., C.B. Chinese Gordon: a succinct record of his life Item Preview Chinese Gordon: a succinct record of his life by Forbes, Archibald, Publication date Topics Red cloth over boards, stamped in black and gilt.

Label on paste-down shows this book was awarded for class prize in music, to Miss Halliday at the Shaftesbury House. Egmont Hake's compelling biography concerns the life and exploits of Major-General Charles George Gordon ( ), of the British army who went by Chinese Gordon, among other nicknames.

This is the story of a man whose one aim in life was to do his duty. His articles on China have been published in The New York Times, The Asian Wall Street Journal, The Far Eastern Economic Review, and The International Herald is his first book/5. Charles George Gordon, byname Chinese Gordon, (born Jan.

28,Woolwich, near London, Eng.—died Jan. 26,Khartoum, Sudan), British general who became a national hero for his exploits. The best books on Chinese Food recommended by Fuchsia Dunlop. The English chef who studied cooking in Sichuan tells us that there is no one Chinese cuisine, how Western perceptions of Chinese food are changing, and why carrots are called "barbarian radishes" in Mandarin.

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Book Overview. The much-loved comic thriller by the author of the Edgar Award-winning The Butcher's Boy is now, by popular demand, back in print, featuring a new Introduction by bestselling author Carl Hiaasen.

When Leroy "Chinese" Gordon breaks into a professor's lab at the University of Los Angeles, he's after some pharmaceutical cocaine, worth plenty of money.

Gordon was furious and promptly resigned his command. He only returned after being implored to by the British and being promoted to the rank of Mandarin in the Chinese army.

He refused an offer ofgold pieces by the emperor. This reinforced Gordon's reputation as being incorruptible. Gordon became known as 'Chinese Gordon' in England.

Gordon H. Chang and Shelley Fisher Fishkin's meticulously researched and beautifully written book fills this critical gap in our nation's history. The Chinese and the Iron Road brings to life the stories of workers who defied incredible odds and gave their lives to unite these states into a nation.".

The story of Chinese Gordon by Hake, A. Egmont (Alfred Egmont) Publication date Topics Gordon, Charles George, Book from the collections of Oxford University Language English Volume 1. Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Addeddate Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. First edition. Top edge faintly foxed, otherwise an excellent copy. Hard Cover. xii, pp. An account of the life of General Charles George Gordon, also called 'Chinese' Gordon and Gordon of Khartoum.

"Gordon's extraordinary life has long been overdue for reappraisal. > Why does Gordon G. Chang continue to be treated as an authority on China in the US, even though he has wrongly predicted China's collapse since.

LOL I went through all the interviews, books, tweets and open speeches of Gordon Chang, I get. Photograph: Time Life Pictures/Getty Images An illustration from depicting the death of General Charles Gordon in Khartoum, Sudan. Thu 11 Feb EST. You’ll meet General Charles George “Chinese” Gordon, who, as governor of Equatoria in the s, mapped the region, drove out slave traders, and made the area safe for travelers.

There is gossip about Beryl Markham and Isak Dinesen, who were legendary rivals in literature and in love. There are also sketches of such colorful figures as. Forbes, Archibald, Chinese Gordon, a succinct record of his life; (London, New York, G.

Routledge and sons, ) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Forbes, Archibald, Chinese Gordon, a succinct record of his life; (London, New York, G. Routledge and sons, ) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only). Read "The Life of Gordon Volume I" by Demetrius C. Boulger available from Rakuten Kobo.

Major-General Charles George Gordon, CB (28 January – 26 January ), also known as Chinese Gordon, Gordon Pasha. Charles George Gordon has 25 books on Goodreads with 85 ratings.

Charles George Gordon’s most popular book is General Gordon's Khartoum Diary. The third is the troubled Charles Chinese Gordon, murdered by the Mahdi's forces in Khartoum. Imperial Vanities is an adventure This is the entwined story of three Victorians.

Two of these men were brothers - Sir Samuel Baker, the irrepressible explorer; and Valentine Baker, reckoned to be the leading cavalry officer of the British Army before /5(5). Gordon, the son of an artillery officer, was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Royal Engineers in During the Crimean War (–56) he distinguished himself by his reckless bravery in the siege trenches outside was promoted to captain in and volunteered the following year to join the British forces that were fighting the Chinese in the “ Arrow” War.

GORDON, CHARLES GEORGE, known as Chinese Gordon (–), major-general, C.B., royal engineers, fourth son of Lieutenant-general Henry William Gordon, royal artillery, and Elizabeth, daughter of Samuel Enderby of Croom's Hill, Blackheath, was born at Woolwich on 28 Jan. He was sent to school at Taunton inand entered the Royal.

The story of Chinese Gordon. (New York, J.W. Lovell company, [c]), by A. Egmont Hake and Hugh Craig (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Gordon in China and the Soudan, (London, J.

Macqueen, ), by A. Egmont Hake (page images at HathiTrust) Chinese Gordon: a succinct record of his life. Maj. Gen. Charles Gordon was known as "Chinese" Gordon to his fans — none of whom were even a little Chinese. In the s, Gordon was a .recognized by the emperor; Gordon was awarded the highest distinction ever granted to a foreigner by the Chinese Army, the Yellow Jacket.5 Following Gordon‘s time in China, his name was known for decades within military and popular circles as ―Chinese Gordon,‖ making him synonymous with Britain‘s benevolent involvement in the country.From this victory, Gordon was bestowed with awards from the Chinese and the British government.

Early Life Major Charles George Gordon was born on January 28th, in in .