Decadence Mandchoue: The China Memoirs of Sir Edmund Trelawny Backhouse, ed. Derek Sandhaus. Paul French. Uploaded by. Paul French. DÉCADENCE. Décadence Mandchoue has 33 ratings and 4 reviews. Linda said: Decadence Mandchoue, like its author, Edmund Trelawny Backhouse, is sui generis. 20 Oct I have tried – reader, how I tried – to get through Sir Edmund Backhouse’s posthumously published memoirs Décadence Mandchoue.
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Most read Most e-mailed 1. Backhouse told The Literary Digest: Malte Blas rated it really liked it Jan 16, AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The storyline is good, quite possibly true and has some fascinating insights of the author and his time in China. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. In he inherited the family baronetcy from his father, Sir Jonathan Backhouse, 1st Baronet.
This edition makes available to readers, for the first time, a decadecne gem of English erotic literature from the pen of a very queer Englishman abroad. This book, just published inwas made infamous by the so-called historian Trevor-Roper in a “mean-spirited and narrow-minded” [editor Derek Sandhaus] attack [“Hermit of Peking”] that was parroted by Seagrave in in a silly, sorry screed about the Dowager Empress CiXi [“Dragon Lady”].
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Thijs rated it liked it Aug 28, Retrieved 6 September Patrick rated it it was amazing Aug 24, There are a few parts that are important from a historical perspective but not for advancing the plot. They knew many Chinese big names and collected private letters, diaries and documents about Ci Xi and the Qing imperial palace.
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His depictions xecadence the aging regent and tales of intrigue in the imperial court form the mndchoue structure for these memoirs. I bought this book because I had read about it in a book review, however I did find it hard going as it contained a lot of Chinese mandcoue.
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