Power, Brian

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POWER, Brian

POWER, Brian. British/Irish (born China), b. 1918. Genres: Autobiography/ Memoirs, History. Career: Served in War Crimes Investigations, 1946-48; Middle Temple, London, England, barrister at law, 1951-58; lecturer in advocacy and on Chinese history; freelance writer, 1970-. Publications: The Ford of Heaven: The Remarkable Memoir of a Youth in China (autobiography), 1984; The Puppet Emperor: The Life of Pu Yi, Last Emperor of China, 1986; Peasant Wisdom: In Europe and in China, 1989. Address: 14 Gertrude St., London SW10, England.