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by Daniel S. Levy
Author: Daniel S. Levy
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books / St. Martin's Press; 1st edition (August 1, 1997)
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Levy, a staff reporter for Time magazine, tells the picaresque story of Jewish adventurer Morris Cohen, who in a small way helped influence events in China.
Levy, a staff reporter for Time magazine, tells the picaresque story of Jewish adventurer Morris Cohen, who in a small way helped influence events in China. Born in Russia of Orthodox Jewish parents and reared in England, Cohen was a hustler, card sharp, and con man who was eventually forced to emigrate to Canada.
Almost forgotten today (I heard about him through a War is Boring article), Levy's biography is a fascinating tale of a true character. The first difficulty, as Levy recounts, is that almost nothing written about Cohen, including his 1954 autobiography, is accurate. A. Record Scratch, Freeze Frame.
Morris (Moishe) Abraham Cohen (1887–1970), better known by the nickname Two-Gun Cohen and also known by his Chinese name Ma Kun (Chinese: 馬坤. .
Morris (Moishe) Abraham Cohen (1887–1970), better known by the nickname Two-Gun Cohen and also known by his Chinese name Ma Kun (Chinese: 馬坤), was a Polish-born British and Canadian adventurer of Jewish origin who became aide-de-camp to Sun Yat-sen and a major-general in the Chinese National Revolutionary Army. Cohen was born Abraham Mialczyn into a Jewish family in Radzanów, Poland on 3 August 1887. His father was Josef Leib Miaczyn, a wheelwright, and his mother was Sheindel Lipshitz
Presents a portrait of the British petty thief and con artist who became a general in Nationalist China.
Daniel S. Levy Two-Gun Cohen: A Biography (1997). Jim Christy, Scalawags (2008). This is what is written in the Charles Drage book, which Cohen essentially dictated to his friend Rose Klyne from his home in Montreal, and Klyne and Drage then organized as best they could.
Morris Abraham Cohen, a k a Two-Gun Cohen, was born in a Russian shtetl in 1887 and illustrates one of the more colorful and exotic Jewish trajectories of modern history. His path took him to the East End of London, to reform school, to Saskatchewan as a cowhand and card-sharp, and then, when he was 35, to China, where he became a bodyguard for Sun Yat-sen, the leader of the 1911 republican revolution
Daniel S. Levy is the founder of Advanced Analytical Consulting Group, Inc . Dr. Levy received a P. book. Two-Gun Cohen: A Biography
Daniel S. and he also serves as its National Managing Director. and a Bachelor of Arts with Special Honors in Economics from the University of Chicago. Two-Gun Cohen: A Biography )
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Two-Gun Cohen: A Biography. He earned the name Two-Gun because wherever he went he always packed two pistols, which he wasn’t afraid to use. A chunky Jewish battler from the East End of London, a con man, cardsharp, and rt who became a bodyguard to Sun Yat-sen and a general in the Chinese Army, Morris Two-Gun Cohen was one of the most unusual adventurers of the twentieth century. Born into devout piety and dire poverty, Cohen did not appear to have a promising future.
Nonetheless, Morris Abraham Cohen had a China story that deserves a telling. I mainly used Daniel S. Levy's superb biography: Two-Gun Cohen, A Biography. Today's episode will look at his early life, how he ended up in Canada and how he got hooked up with the local Chinese Canadians. We'll get as far as the death of Sun Yat-sen in early 1925. to/1fijARM TERMS FROM THIS EPISODE Ma Kun 马坤 Morris Cohen's Chinese name Tongmenghui 同盟会 Sun's Political Party, later became KMT Puyi 溥仪 Last Emperor of the Qing dyansty Song Qingling 宋庆龄 Madame Sun Yat-sen, Soong Ch'ing-ling Guo Fu 国父 Father of the.