The Last Manchu: The Autobiography of Henry Pu Yi, Last Emperor of China

The Last Manchu: The Autobiography of Henry Pu Yi, Last Emperor of China


In 1908 on the age of 2, Henry Pu Yi ascended to develop into the final emperor of the centuries-old Manchu dynasty. After revolutionaries pressured Pu Yi to abdicate in 1911, the younger emperor lived for 13 years in Peking’s Forbidden urban, yet without any of the facility his beginning afforded him. the rest of Pu Yi’s lifestyles was once lived out in a topsy-turvy type: fleeing from a chinese language warlord, turning into head of a eastern puppet nation, being constrained to a Russian felony in Siberia, and enduring taxing exertions. The final Manchu is a special, enchanting list of China’s so much turbulent, dramatic years.

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