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The empress and Mrs. Conger

The uncommon friendship of two women and two worlds

by Grant Hayter-Menzies

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Published by Hong Kong University Press in Hong Kong .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anecdotes,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [305]-315) and index.

    Other titlesUncommon friendship of two women and two worlds
    StatementGrant Hayter-Menzies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS764 .H39 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 325 p. :
    Number of Pages325
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24865544M
    ISBN 109888083007
    ISBN 109789888083008
    LC Control Number2011405566

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Using diaries, letters and untapped sources, The Empress and Mrs. Conger traces the parallel lives of the Empress Dowager Cixi and American diplomat’s wife Sarah Pike Conger, which converged to alter their perspectives of each other and each other's worlds. Read more Read less The Amazon Book ReviewCited by: 1.

Quite an excellent book very well-written and researched. It goes into China's history plus details of the Boxer Rebellion and it's aftermath. Mrs Conger is shown to be a concerned and open-minded lady whose friendship with the Dowager Empress Cixi was a great highlight of her life.

I did enjoy this book and also learned from it.3/5. Using diaries, letters and untapped sources, The Empress and Mrs. Conger traces the parallel lives of the Empress Dowager Cixi and American diplomat’s wife Sarah Pike Conger, which The empress and Mrs.

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The empress and Mrs. Conger [electronic resource]: the uncommon friendship of two women and two worlds / Grant Hayter-Menzies. imprint Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press,   The Empress and Mrs. Conger April 1, In this book, Grant Hayter-Menzies tells for the first time the story of two women from worlds that could not seem farther apart—imperial China and the American Midwest—who found common ground before and after one of the greatest clashes between East and West, the fifty-five-day siege of the Beijing Followers: Using diaries, letters and other sources, this book traces the parallel lives of Empress Dowager Cixi and American ambassador's wife Sarah Pike Conger, which converged to alter their perspectives of each other and each other's worlds.

In winterin the ruins of post-Boxer Uprising Beijing, two women from two different worlds joined hands. The Empress and Mrs. Conger begins like a textbook, devoid of emotion or narrative and filled instead with dates and summaries.

Sarah's letters, which give the story life, are therefore all the more welcome in later chapters. After Sarah and the other diplomats' wives meet Cixi for the first time in DecemberSarah writes, "Only to think.

This is the story of two women from worlds that could not seem farther apart — imperial China and the American Midwest — who found common ground before and after one of the greatest clashes between East and West, the fifty-five day siege of the Beijing foreign legations known as the Boxer Uprising.

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Get this from a library. The empress and Mrs. Conger: the uncommon friendship of two women and two worlds. [Grant Hayter-Menzies] -- In winterin the ruins of post-Boxer Uprising Beijing, two women from two different worlds joined hands in friendship-the former concubine and legendary tyrant Empress Dowager Cixi, and the.

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In winter in the ruins of post-Boxer Uprising Beijing, two women from two different worlds joined hands, and made history- the former concubine and legendary. Two new books, Decadence Mandchoue by Edmund Backhouse (center) and The Empress and Mrs.

Conger by Grant Hayter-Menzies, both attempt to humanize Cixi, a woman with iron fists. Download Imperial Woman is the fictionalized biography of the last Empress in China, Ci-xi, who began as a concubine of the Xianfeng Emperor and on his death became the de facto head of the Qing Dynasty until her death in Buck recreates the life of one of the most intriguing rulers during a time of intense Hsi was born into one of the lowly ranks of the Imperial.

Sarah (Pike) Conger became a friend of Cixi, the Chinese Empress Dowager. Mrs. Conger wrote two books about their time in China, and one was written about the friendship of the two women.

Mrs. Conger’s papers have been collected by Harvard University. Sarah Conger came to see Cixi not as the iron-handed ruler de facto of four hundred million Chinese, nor as the evil spider at the center of a web of intrigue, but first and foremost as a woman, a woman who, whatever her successes or failures, labored bravely under complications imposed by the men around her, many of whom made her the scapegoat for schemes and.

Conger was also named Ambassador to Mexico, but he only served a few months. Sarah (Pike) Conger became a friend of Cixi, the Chinese Empress Dowager. Mrs. Conger wrote two books about their time in China, and one was written about the friendship of the two women. Mrs.

Conger’s papers have been collected by Harvard University. Using diaries, letters and other sources,The Empress and Mrs. Congertraces the parallel lives of Empress Dowager Cixi and American ambassador's wife Sarah Pike Conger, which converged to alter their perspectives of each other and each other's worlds.

The story of two women from worlds that could not seem farther apart—imperial China and the American Midwest—who found common ground before and after one of the greatest clashes between East and West, the fifty-five-day siege of the Beijing foreign legations known as the Boxer Uprising.

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Empress Dowager Cixi and Mrs. Conger Several months ago I attended a reading of a new book by Grant Hayter-Menzies, The Empress and Mrs. Conger. The book is about the Empress Dowager Cixi and Sarah Pike Conger who grew to .This chapter discusses the return of Empress Dowager Cixi and Guangxu Emperor to Beijing.

A few days after the court's return, the Guangxu emperor received the credentials of six foreign ministers, among them Edwin Conger; and as Sarah points out, they were shown especial favor by being permitted to enter the Forbidden City.

While the emperor had contented himself with Author: Grant Hayter-Menzies.A New York Times Notable Book Empress Dowager Cixi (–) is the most important woman in Chinese history.

She ruled China for decades and brought a medieval empire into the modern age. At the age of sixteen, in a nationwide selection for royal consorts, Cixi was chosen as one of the emperor’s numerous concubines.