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By Charles Tyzack

Clifford Stubbs’ amazing existence as a Quaker missionary in China within the early years of the 20th century was once one imbued with religion, pacifism, generosity of spirit and energy of precept. He was once significantly favourite in China and considered as an honorary nationwide, between his acquaintances, colleagues and his scholars on the new Huaxi collage the place he was once Professor of Chemistry. His next homicide for this reason stunned the country to its foundations and his funeral was once the most important ever mentioned in Chengdu.
Until now the tale of this striking guy, who performed any such pivotal function in what emerged to be the fading of Western missionary zeal in China because the Nineteen Sixties Cultural Revolution loomed, has now not been advised. Now, drawing on family members papers and Quaker files, Charles Tyzack has produced a long-overdue and interesting biography framed by means of a very important interval of China’s socio-political development.

Charles Tyzack learn English at Balliol university, Oxford, occurring to be a Lecturer in English at Cardiff collage. he's the writer of neighbors to China; The Davidson Brothers and the chums’ venture to China 1886 – 1939 charting the reports of his Quaker missionary grandfather and uncles in China. He has travelled generally in the zone, aiding Anglo-Chinese kin. He lives in Charlbury, Oxfordshire.

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