From Emperor to Citizen: The Autobiography of Aisin-Gioro Pu Yi, Volume One

Peking: Foreign Languages Press, 1979. Second Printing. 247, v.1 only of the 2-vol. set, illus., genealogical chart, index, DJ scuffed, small chips at top of DJ spine. Small rough spot on front DJ, address label inside front board, small rough spot inside frount flyleaf. Translation of: Wo ti chien pan sheng. The fascinating true story of Aisin-Gioro Pu Yi, the one-time Emperor of China who became a simple citizen. The movie "The Last Emperor" was based on his story. In this first volume, the author paints a vivid picture of the last, decadent days of the Ching court. After the overthrow of the dynasty, he and other feudal forces plotted with foreign powers to restore the monarchy, and he became the Japanese imperialists' puppet. Condition: good, fair to good.

Keywords: Aisin-Gioro Pu Yi, Manchukuo, Ching Dynasty, China, Japan, Kuomintang, Imperiali and Rulers, Feudalism

[Book #55306]

Price: $35.00

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