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Tim China David H. Chambers

Tim China

David H. Chambers

Published May 22nd 2012
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Kindle Edition
260 pages
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“Tim China” a man from a humble Welsh farming family who became one of the most influential shapers of 19th century China during its emergence from over 250 years of Manchu [Qing] rule.His achievements were many – from the founding of the firstMore“Tim China” a man from a humble Welsh farming family who became one of the most influential shapers of 19th century China during its emergence from over 250 years of Manchu [Qing] rule.His achievements were many – from the founding of the first western style university at Shansi – still in existence today – to the establishment of the first international famine relief organisation.His motivation brought mobile medical facilities that dispensed modern medicines and techniques to a disbelieving population thus countering regular epidemics. His vision of providing wealth to the nation by industrialisation brought him to the attention of the ruling classes. His final role – adviser to the Emperor as the revolution unfolded.He died in obscurity after returning to London