Fortunate sons : the 120 Chinese boys who came to America, went to school, and revolutionized an ancient civilization
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319 pages, [16] pages of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.
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In 1872, the Qing Empire sent 120 boys to America in the hope that they would unlock the mysteries of Western innovation. They studied at New England's finest schools, befriended luminaries such as Mark Twain and Ulysses S. Grant, and exchanged ideas with their American peers that would change the course of both nations. But when anti-Chinese fervor forced them back home, the young men faced a new set of obstacles, having to overcome a suspicious imperial court and a culture deeply resistant to change. Filled with colorful characters and vivid historical detail, this book unearths the dramatic stories of these young men who led China at the pivotal moment when it teetered between modernity and tradition.--From publisher description.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Leibovitz, L., & Miller, M. I. (2011). Fortunate sons: the 120 Chinese boys who came to America, went to school, and revolutionized an ancient civilization . W.W. Norton.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Leibovitz, Liel and Matthew I. Miller. 2011. Fortunate Sons: The 120 Chinese Boys Who Came to America, Went to School, and Revolutionized an Ancient Civilization. W.W. Norton.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Leibovitz, Liel and Matthew I. Miller. Fortunate Sons: The 120 Chinese Boys Who Came to America, Went to School, and Revolutionized an Ancient Civilization W.W. Norton, 2011.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Leibovitz, Liel., and Matthew I. Miller. Fortunate Sons: The 120 Chinese Boys Who Came to America, Went to School, and Revolutionized an Ancient Civilization W.W. Norton, 2011.

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