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Unformatted text preview: general Zhang Xun. While living as a pseudo prisoner in the palace, Puyis traditional Confucian education was supplemented by studies in western philosophies and languages. In 1924 Puyi was forced to leave the palace for the first time since becoming emperor and eventually settled in the Japanese protected Tianjin. In 1931, following the Japanese invasion of Manchuria, Puyi was installed as the ruler of Manchukuo. For the next decade Puyi served as a puppet of Imperial Japan though he retained the title of emperor. Once the communist came to power Puyi was captured and spent ten years in a reeducation camp in Fushun until he was declared reformed in 1959. The former emperor died 1967 after living his final years under government protection during the Cultural Revolution....
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course HS 500 taught by Professor Clarke during the Spring '08 term at BC.
- Spring '08