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Peake in China : memoirs of Ernest Cromwell Peake
AuthorPeake, Ernest Cromwell, 1874-1950
Spurling, Hilary
Pub. LocationLondonPublisherThe British Library
Date2014Phys. Desc.222 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
LocationAdmin. OfficeCall NumberR722.32.P43 A3 2014
Peake in China : memoirs of Ernest Cromwell Peake / with an introduction by Hilary Spurling.
Includes index.
Note that Hengyang 衡陽 was known as Hengzhou 衡州 ["Heng-chow"] at this time.

Contents: Arrival -- Up the Yang-tse-Kiang to Hankow -- By house-boat to Heng-chow -- Early days -- Digging in -- A call on the Tao-t'ai -- The Chinese doctor -- Preparatory studies -- Some traits in the Chinese character -- Historical and political -- The Boxer rising -- Last years of the Empress-Dowager -- Kuling -- Overland to Canton -- The case of Mr Sung -- The clinic -- Emergency calls -- Research -- The new hospital -- Revolution -- The hospital at Tientsin -- The daily round.

Subject(s)Peake, Ernest Cromwell, 1874-1950
Peake, Ernest Cromwell, 1874-1950--Homes and haunts--China--Wuhan Shi
Missionaries, Medical--China--20th century--Biography
Missions, Medical--China
Missionaries--China--Wuhan--Biography
Wuhan Shi 武漢市--History--Sources
Hankou 漢口 (Wuhan 武漢)--Social conditions--20th century
Tianjin Shi 天津市--History--Sources
Hengyang 衡陽 (Hunan Sheng)--History--Sources
China--History--Boxer Rebellion, 1899-1901--Personal narratives, British
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute [AEC]Rec. #19242
ISBN0712357416 ; 9780712357418LCCN2014482112OCLC884743622