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Foreign Language Press, Peking - second printing ISBN:0835111598, 1983. two hardcovers, each 6" x 8¼", with dust jackets. Red ribbon place-marker in each volume. AS NEW books in AS NEW unclipped dust jackets. More than 50 b&w photographs, and pedigree of the Ching House. This is the autobiography of the man who was the last emporer of China and later, puppet emporer of 'Manchukuo', Japanese imperialism's pseudo-state in China's north-east. In Volume One the author gives a vivid picture of the final decadent days of the Ching court; he reveals how, after the overthrow of the dynasty, he plotted with foreign powers to restore the monarchy, and how he became a Japanese puppet. Volume Two gives a lively account of his remoulding through labour and study in prisons for war criminals, and how his thinking changed. Concludes with his pardon and new life as a Chinese citizen. (Continuous pagination through both volumes.)