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AuthorWimmel, Kenneth, 1933-
TitleWilliam Woodville Rockhill : scholar-diplomat of the Tibetan highlands / Kenneth Wimmel ; edited with and introduction by Braham Norwick
Imprint Bangkok : Orchid Press, c2003
Descript xv, 238 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm

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Childhood and education of an American expatriate: Philadelphia and France, 1854-1873 -- From man fo action to scholar: Algeria, New Mexico and Switzerland, 1873-1884 -- Second secretary, American legation: Peking and Seoul, 1884-1888 -- Into the forbidden land: Mongolia and Tibet, 1888-1892 -- Assistant secretary of state: Washington, 1892-1897 -- A Miserable exile: Athens, 1897-1899 -- Writing the open door notes: Washington, 1899-1900 -- Negotiating the boxer settlement: Peking, 1900-1901 -- Advisor to roosevelt and hay: Washington, 1901-1905 -- Minister to China: Peking, 1905-1909 -- Ambassador to Russia: St Petersburg, 1909-1911 -- Ambassador to Turkey: Constantinople, 1911-1913 -- In the aftermath of revolution: Mongolia, Peking and Litchfield, 1913-1914


Rockhill William Woodville 1854-1914 Diplomats -- United States -- Biography Tibet (China) -- Description and travel

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