From the web: “T.H. Tsien, Scholar of Chinese Written Word, Dies at 105”

April 19, 2015 Uncategorized

T. H. Tsien, a scholar of Chinese books and printing who in 1941 risked his life to smuggle tens of thousands of rare volumes to safety amid the Japanese occupation of Shanghai, died April 9 at his home in Chicago. He was 105.

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