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Ghosts of the China Coast*** Publication Cancelled
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Ghosts of the China Coast*** Publication Cancelled (Paperback)

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"Which US president's family built their fortune on opium?" "Did the Jesuits teach the Chinese how to build better war machines?" "Was Chiang Kai-shek a hit-man for Shanghai mobsters?" The answers to these questions and more are to found in this rollicking history of China and its tempestuous relationship with the outside world. Tabloid journalist and China hand Geoffrey Summers digs deep into the nation's past to bring readers a blunt, often hilarious history of missteps and mishaps.

History & PoliticsRegional & national historyAsian historyMind, Body & SpiritUnexplained phenomena / the paranormal Publisher: Earnshaw Books Limited Publication Date: 01/11/2011 ISBN-13: 9789881998163  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Geoffrey Vincent Summers is an Australian newsman and astute China watcher for more than 45 years. He is the former editor of the Hong Kong tabloid The Star, and spent two decades as one of the Hong Kong Government's top public relations operatives in the areas of public housing and municipal affairs.

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