EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
Johns, Professor Alfred
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Some small share in the doings of our Empire, especially during the last four years, by those located in that far-away-corner of the world, Western China. The pro-German nature of China when the war broke out. China's lot thrown in with the Allies after 2-1/2 years of war, and to what that is attributed. Examples of activities carried out for the purpose of helping the Empire. Some of the speaker's experiences in China over the last seven years. The revolution in China. Attempts to restore the Manchu monarchy. The Chinese language, and the circumstance under which the speaker received his first lesson in Chinese. The West China Educational Union. Literacy figures. Two or three pictures of Chinese life. A Chinese dairy; transportation; mineral wealth; hygiene; religion.