內容簡介 One was the first Chinese to graduate from Yale University, another the first to learn western medicine in Europe and a third the first president of Tsinghua University. They were three of the 12 sons of Fragrant Mountain (Xiangshan, now Zhongshan) in Guangdong province who changed the destiny of China. This book describes the lives of these 12 extraordinary men who lived during the late Qing and early Republican period and played major roles in the worlds of business, education, law, medicine and the military. They were pioneers in the modernization of China.
作者介紹 ■作者簡介Mark O'NeillBorn in London and educated at New College, Oxford University. Mark has worked in Asia since 1978, in Hong Kong, Taiwan, India, China and Japan, for the BBC, Reuters, the South China Morning Post and other media. Mark has written five books – Tzu Chi: Serving with Compassion, Frederick, the Life of My Missionary Grandfather in Manchuria, Chinese Labour Corps, From the Tsar’s Railway to the Red Army and this one. He lived in Beijing and Shanghai for more than 16 years. Now he works as an author, journalist and teacher, based in Hong Kong. He speaks and writes Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese), French and Japanese.
產品目錄 Preface Chapter One The Pathfinder - Yung Wing Chapter Two Pioneer Doctor - Huang Kuan Chapter Three Mr. Enterprise - Tang Ting-shu Chapter Four Dealmaker Extraordinary - Xu Run Chapter Five Conscience of Politics - Tang Shao-yi Chapter Six Great Educator - Tang Guo-an Chapter Seven Warrior Statesman - Cai Ting-gan Chapter Eight Modernizer in Law - Tang Bao-er Chapter Nine King of Tea - Tang Qiao-qing Chapter Ten Retail Trailblazer - Ma Ying-biao Chapter Eleven Department Store Giant - Cai Chang Chapter Twelve Shopping Tycoon - Guo Le Conclusion The men who changed Chin