The Widow's Quest: The Byers Extraterritorial Case in Hainan, China, 1924-1925

The Widow s Quest The Byers Extraterritorial Case in Hainan China Rev George D Byers Presbyterian missionary at Kachek Hainan island China was murdered by bandits in front of his home on June setting off an extraterritorality incident that involved Ame

  • Title: The Widow's Quest: The Byers Extraterritorial Case in Hainan, China, 1924-1925
  • Author: Kathleen L. Lodwick
  • ISBN: 9780934223737
  • Page: 183
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Rev George D Byers, Presbyterian missionary at Kachek, Hainan island, China, was murdered by bandits in front of his home on June 24, 1924, setting off an extraterritorality incident that involved American, British, and Chinese government officials ranging from the local Chinese military commander to the British consul at Hoihow, Hainan, the Chinese Foreign Minister WellRev George D Byers, Presbyterian missionary at Kachek, Hainan island, China, was murdered by bandits in front of his home on June 24, 1924, setting off an extraterritorality incident that involved American, British, and Chinese government officials ranging from the local Chinese military commander to the British consul at Hoihow, Hainan, the Chinese Foreign Minister Wellington Koo, U.S Congressmen, Presbyterians in China and the U.S and friends of the Byers family Based on American and British consular archives and those of the Presbyterian Church USA and members of the Hainan mission, this is the story of how Mrs Byers and her ally, Mrs Mabel Roys, the sole woman on the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions BFM , successfully got the government and their church to take action Kathleen L Lodwick is a Professor of History at the Pennsylvania State University, Lehigh Valley.

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