Hermit Of Peking The Hidden Life Of Sir Edmund Backhouse

Author: Hugh R. Trevor-Roper
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The scandalous story of sinologist Sir Edmund Backhouse, Victorian scholar & confidence trickster, is laid bare by distinguished historian Hugh Trevor-Roper, who describes the racy intrigue & bizarre fantasy life of the Manchu Imperial court with pace & an infectious delight in the process of historical research.