The Origins of An Heroic Image

The Origins of An Heroic Image

Sun Yatsen in London, 1896-1897

Book - 1986
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Published on the 120th anniversary of Sun Yat-sen's birth, this book illuminates the myriad contradictions of Sun Yat-sen's life. Beginning with the London kidnapping incident of 1896, it traces the discrepancies between Sun Yat-sen's activities and his alleged fabrication of events, bringing to light the attempts of this legendary--and controversial--figure to project a heroic image of himself.
Publisher: Hong Kong ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1986
ISBN: 9780195840803
Characteristics: xviii, 330 p., [10] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm


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