Liang Congjie

Liang Congjie

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Liang Congjie was a Chinese historian best known for his work as an environmental activist who established the Friends of Nature in 1994 as the first environmental non-governmental organization to be officially recognized by the government of the People's Republic of China. Liang's father, architect Liang Sicheng, had led attempts to prevent the destruction of the walls surrounding Beijing with the land to be used for the construction of highways. His grandfather Liang Qichao spent 14 years in exile in Japan after he advocated on behalf of turning the Qing Dynasty into a constitutional monarchy. His ancestry came to haunt him during the Maoist Cultural Revolution when he was purged for his being the "grandson of China's biggest royalist." Liang was ultimately able to attend Peking Universityshow more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • CIV
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6133996714
  • 9786133996717