Sources in English on Dr. Sun & Hawaii

Selected English Language Resources on Sun Yat-sen   1. Biographies of Sun Yat-sen Bergère, Marie-Claire. Sun Yat-sen. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1998. Linebarger, Paul. Sun Yat-sen and the Chinese Republic. New York, 1925; reprint, New York, AMS Press, 1969. Sharman, Lyon. Sun Yat-sen, His Life and Its Meaning: A Critical Biography. Stanford, Ca.: Stanford University Press, 1968. Schiffrin, Harold Z. Sun Yat-sen and the Origins of the Chinese Revolution. Berkeley, Ca.: University of California Press, 1968. Schiffrin, Harold Z. Sun Yat-sen, His Life and Its Meaning: A Critical Biography. Stanford, Ca.: Stanford University Press, 1968. Soong, Irma Tam and Wei-tung Lin….

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Hawaii Roots

Family in Hawai`i   Sun Mei, Dr. Sun’s older brother, arrived in Hawai’i in 1871. He became a farmer, merchant, and rancher on Oahu and Maui islands and raised his family in Hawai’i. He arranged for Dr. Sun to join him… Six Visits to Hawai`i Dr. Sun made six trips to Hawai`i. He attended schools in Honolulu and organized revolutionary activities with support from relatives and friends on Oahu, Maui, and Hawai`i Islands…     Friends & Supporters

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About

HISTORY AND MISSION   The mission of The Foundation is to raise the public’s awareness of the important historical role Hawaii and its people played not only in the life of Dr. Sun Yat-sen, the acknowledged Father of Modern China, but also in the founding of modern China. This role included his attending high schools at what are now known as Iolani School and Punahou School from 1879-1883, and later in the critical voluntary financial and manpower support he received for the revolution leading to the overthrow of the last emperor of China. The revolution brought an end to the Manchu / Qing Dynasty and culminated in Dr. Sun becoming the first provisional President of the…

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