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Tao Xingzhi Memorial (Nanjing)

Tao Xingzhi Memorial, Nanjing
Memorial Hall of Tao Xingzhi in Xiaozhuang 02 2011-06.JPG
Memorial Hall of Tao Xingzhi
LocationXiaozhuang Village, Qixia District, Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China

The Tao Xingzhi Memorial (Chinese: 陶行知纪念馆; pinyin: Táo xíng zhī jìniànguǎn) is a memorial built in memory of the Chinese scholar Tao Xingzhi, located in Qixia District, Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China. [1]

Overview

The memorial is a tomb and museum dedicated to the life of Tao Xingzhi.[2][3]

The memorial is 800 square metres (8,600 sq ft) in area. The roof of the 25 metres (82 ft) building, shaped like a thatched cottage, is made from cement. Within the building is a bronze statue of Tao and two exhibition rooms, with 120 pictures, manuscripts, and more than 200 artifacts.

The memorial is managed by the Nanjing Xiaozhuang University, which was established by Tao in 1926 and was initially known as the Xiaozhuang School, or Rural Teacher School.[2][4]

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References

  1. ^ "南京陶行知纪念馆". Retrieved 14 September 2016.
  2. ^ a b (in Chinese) 南京晓庄学院学校 - ChinaRen校友录. Class.chinaren.com. Retrieved on 2014-05-16.
  3. ^ China Report: Political, Sociological and Military Affairs. Foreign Broadcast Information Service; 1980. p. 104.
  4. ^ James Z. Gao. Historical Dictionary of Modern China (1800-1949). Scarecrow Press; 16 June 2009. ISBN 978-0-8108-6308-8. p. 357–358.

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