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Forgotten Allies – The Chinese Labour Corps in the First World War, Talk by Dr Frances Wood

March 12, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free

Dr Frances Wood, former Keeper of Chinese Collections at the British Library and Vice President of the Society for Anglo-Chinese Understanding (SACU), has written a number of books on China of which the most recent is Betrayed Ally: China in the Great War.  Her talk will uncover the secret treaties, alliances and agreements that various political powers signed behind the scenes while the Chinese labourers were toiling at the Front. Frances will be happy to sign copies of her book which are on sale in the museum bookshop.

Details

Date:
March 12, 2018
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://folkestonemuseum.co.uk/events/talk-forgotten-allies-the-chinese-labour-corps-in-the-first-world-war/

Organizer

The Meridian Society
Email:
themeridiansociety@gmail.com
Website:
http://themeridiansociety.org.uk/join-us/

Venue

Folkestone Museum
The Town Hall, 1-2 Guildhall Street
Folkestone, CT20 1DY United Kingdom
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Phone:
01303 257946
Website:
folkestonemuseum.co.uk