Horace Knowles

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Horace Knowles, a public relations man, is the editor of Gentlemen, Scholars, and Scoundrels , an anthology taken from more than a century of Harper’s Magazine .
For further reading: Americans in Eastern Asia , by Tyler Dennett (Macmillan, 1922); China’s Management of the American Barbarians , by Earl Swisher (Yale University, 1953).

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December 1961

For centuries the world’s envoys kowtowed to China’s proud rulers. Then along came a crusty American with a stubborn pride of his own