Eminent Chinese of the Ch'ing Period 1644-1912, Volume 1
Arthur W. Hummel
Contributors contain: okay. Biggerstaff, H. Dubs, J.K. Fairbank, Fang Chao-ying, L.C.Goodrich, Hu Shih, T.Numata, E. Swisher, Teng Ssu-yu, C.M. Wilbur, H. Wilhelm. Hummel’s biographical dictionary continues to be the only imperative reference software for chinese language heritage in view that 1644. It was once first released in 1943–44. ‘The top historical past of China of the final three hundred years’ – Hu Shih.
most famed ladies painters of the Ch'ing interval. whilst Ch'ien Ch'en-ch'i.in was once twelve months outdated there has been an outbreak of smallpox in his local and he was once despatched to the house of his maternal grandmother with whom he remained for seven years. all through his lifestyles he was once thankful to her and in remembrance of her the patronymic Ch'en was once made part of his own identify. After returning to his paternal domestic he dedicated himself to 146 Ch'ien Ch'ien examine and in many years started to compose poems.
demise. Her grandson surrendered to the Manchus in 1659, however the family members retained the local chieftainship until1761 while the district of Shih-chu used to be became an autonomous sub-prefecture. In 1751 a student and authentic by way of the identify of Tung Jung Jim (T. ~iff H.~-. d. 1760, age 50 sui), revealed a play, entitled ~ftae. Chih-k'an chi ch'uan-ch'i, about the occupation of Ch'in Liang-yii and one other girl chief of an identical interval, named Shen Yiinying ft~~ (1624-1661). The latter used to be a daughter of.
And Dahai who, lengthy ahead of the Manchus got here into China right, have been busy translating into the newly-written Manchu tongue chinese language works on penal legislation, army strategies and basic literature. Of the grandsons of Nurhaci, the founding father of the Manchu Empire, Gose turned a chinese language poet and Fu-lin, the 1st Manchu Emperor in China, who started to research chinese language in his youth, used to be a devotee of chinese language literature and of chinese language Ch'an Buddhism. Fu-lin left many works in chinese language, together with a few.
Chia-san) and Tuan-fang [q. v.] left Chang because the most outstanding determine within the declining Manchu regime. notwithstanding he used to be already exhausted by means of a protracted and strenuous occupation and died on October four, 1909. He used to be canonized as Wen-hsiang "JI. even though an opportunist now and again, Chang was once in lots of respects an embodiment of the Confucian perfect in reputable existence. He was once benev- olent towards his subordinates and to the populations less than his cost. He used to be frugal and sincere in monetary concerns, and died a negative guy.
LrEN-CHB 32 Chang Chang CHANG Chin-wu iJl1£'& (T. MMf H. JJ llf), Sept. 18, 1787-1829, bibliophile and student, was once a local of Ch'ang-shu, Kiangsu, domestic of many celebrated bibliophiles because the overdue Ming interval. His father, Chang Kuang-chi ~J't£ (T. Mbt H. J~'~, 1738-1799), elder brother of Chang Hai-p'eng [q. v.], was once a student of a few observe. Chang Chin-wu misplaced his mom and dad in his formative years and grew up below the safety of his uncle, Chang Hai-p'eng. He turned a licentiate on the age of.