Hu Shih

Hu Shih

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Hu Shih, born Hu Hung-hsing, was a Chinese philosopher, essayist and diplomat. His courtesy name was Shih-chih. Hu is widely recognized today as a key contributor to Chinese liberalism and language reform in his advocacy for the use of written vernacular Chinese. He was also an influential Redology scholar and held the famous Jiaxu manuscript for many years until his death.Hu was born in Shanghai to Hu Chuan and Feng Shundi. His ancestors were from Jixi, Anhui. In January 1904, his family established an arranged marriage for Hu with Chiang Tung-hsiu, an illiterate girl with bound feet who was one year older than he was. The marriage took place in December 1917. Hu received his fundamental education in Jixi and Shanghaishow more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Junct
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134967262
  • 9786134967266