Chapter

Sisterhood

Grant Hayter-Menzies

in The Empress and Mrs. Conger

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print January 2011 | ISBN: 9789888083008
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9789882207554 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5790/hongkong/9789888083008.003.0069
Sisterhood

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It was obvious to Sarah, if not to many others in her circle, that the Empress Dowager was a hapless victim of gossip and sensationalist journalism created by people who knew nothing about her. Sarah already cherished an affection for Cixi that she had shared with many people. However, there is little evidence of the dowager's feelings about her.

Keywords: Sarah; Empress dowager; gossip; journalism; Cixi

Chapter.  3935 words. 

Subjects: Asian History

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