Fortunate sons : the 120 Chinese boys who came to America, went to school, and revolutionized an ancient civilization /
In 1872, the Qing Empire sent 120 boys to America in the hope that they would unlock the mysteries of Western innovation. They studied at New England's finest schools, befriended luminaries such as Mark Twain and Ulysses S. Grant, and exchanged ideas with their American peers that would change...
|Published:||New York : W.W. Norton, c2011.|
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