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

The Golden Needle: The Biography of Frederick Stewart (1836-1889)

SKU: 039916
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  • ISBN

    9628027085
  • Authors

    Bickley, Gillian
  • Extent

    308
  • Format

    Paperback
  • Year

    1997
  • Publisher

    David C. Lam

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