Golden Needle, The: The Biography Of Frederickstewart (1836-1889) (Includes Dvd)


by Bickley, Gillian

Golden Needle, The: The Biography Of Frederickstewart (1836-1889) (Includes Dvd)

Price:  US$36.57   (SGD45.71*)
Format:  Paper Back, 308 pages
Published:  1997, Hong Kong, 1st Edition
ISBN:  9628027085
SB#:  039916 (171)

About This Book

This is a detailed account of the life and work in Hong Kong of Scotsman Frederick Stewart (1836-89). Stewart was appointed Inspector of Schools and Principal of Central School (which evolved into the University of Hong Kong) in 1861. His career in education and subsequently in government service (at times as Acting Governor) is discussed. Stewart's retiring personality, conscientious standards, innovative language and other policies are noted. With black-and-white photographs, bibliography, index and accompanying DVD


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