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The Resource Midnight in Peking : how the murder of a young Englishwoman haunted the last days of old China, Paul French

Midnight in Peking : how the murder of a young Englishwoman haunted the last days of old China, Paul French

Label
Midnight in Peking : how the murder of a young Englishwoman haunted the last days of old China
Title
Midnight in Peking
Title remainder
how the murder of a young Englishwoman haunted the last days of old China
Statement of responsibility
Paul French
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Historian and China expert Paul French uncovers the truth behind the notorious unsolved 1937 murder of Pamela Werner, and offers a rare glimpse of the last days of colonial Peking
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
364.152/3092
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6535.C43
LC item number
F74 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Midnight in Peking : how the murder of a young Englishwoman haunted the last days of old China, Paul French
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
The approaching storm -- The body at the Fox Tower -- The police of Peking -- Wild dogs and diplomats -- The investigation -- Pamela -- An old China hand -- Armour factory alley -- Cocktail hour at the Wagons Lits -- Into the Badlands -- Of rats and men -- Under Peking earth -- A respectable man of influence -- Radical chic -- The element of fire -- The rising sun that chills -- Journey to the underworld -- Chuanpan Hutong -- The hunters -- Invitation to a party -- The wound that wouldn't heal -- The writing of midnight in Peking -- Acknowledgments -- Sources
Control code
ocn757469987
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
260 p.
Isbn
9780143121008
Lccn
2012001874
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)757469987
  • a975174
Label
Midnight in Peking : how the murder of a young Englishwoman haunted the last days of old China, Paul French
Publication
Contents
The approaching storm -- The body at the Fox Tower -- The police of Peking -- Wild dogs and diplomats -- The investigation -- Pamela -- An old China hand -- Armour factory alley -- Cocktail hour at the Wagons Lits -- Into the Badlands -- Of rats and men -- Under Peking earth -- A respectable man of influence -- Radical chic -- The element of fire -- The rising sun that chills -- Journey to the underworld -- Chuanpan Hutong -- The hunters -- Invitation to a party -- The wound that wouldn't heal -- The writing of midnight in Peking -- Acknowledgments -- Sources
Control code
ocn757469987
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
260 p.
Isbn
9780143121008
Lccn
2012001874
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)757469987
  • a975174

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