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Chinese Sketches

Author:Herbert A. Giles

Publication date:2016-08-15

ISBN:1160003300152

Language:English

Abstract:

An individual's perceptive survey of Chinese society, economics, law and science in the late 19th century...
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An individual's perceptive survey of Chinese society, economics, law and science in the late 19th century

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  • COPYRIGHT

    1
  • CHINESE SKETCHES

    2
  • "The institutions of a despised people cannot be judged with fairness."

    3
  • DEDICATION

    4
  • PREFACE

    5
  • CHINESE SKETCHES

    6
  • THE DEATH OF AN EMPEROR

    7
  • THE POSITION OF WOMEN

    8
  • ETIQUETTE

    9
  • ETIQUETTE, NO. II

    10
  • LITERATURE

    11
  • EDUCATIONAL LITERATURE

    12
  • DENTISTRY

    13
  • MEDICAL SCIENCE

    14
  • MEDICAL SCIENCE, NO. II

    15
  • LOAN SOCIETIES

    16
  • GUILDS

    17
  • PAWNBROKERS

    18
  • POSTAL SERVICE

    19
  • SLANG

    20
  • FORTUNE-TELLING

    21
  • GAMES AND GAMBLING

    22
  • JURISPRUDENCE

    23
  • JURISPRUDENCE, NO. II

    24
  • BUDDHIST PRIESTS

    25
  • RESPECT FOR THE WRITTEN CHARACTER

    26
  • SUPERSTITION

    27
  • NATURAL PHENOMENA

    28
  • CELEBRATION OF THE NEW YEAR

    29
  • THE FEAST OF LANTERNS

    30
  • OPIUM SMOKING

    31
  • THIEVING

    32
  • LYING

    33
  • SUICIDE

    34
  • TORTURE

    35
  • FENG-SHUI

    36
  • MONEY

    37
  • A DINNER-PARTY

    38
  • FEMALE CHILDREN

    39
  • TRAVEL

    40
  • PREDESTINATION

    41
  • JOURNALISM

    42
  • FUNERALS

    43
  • INQUESTS

    44
  • INQUESTS, NO. II

    45
  • CHRISTIANITY

    46
  • ANTI-CHRISTIAN LYRICS

    47
  • CONCLUSION

    48

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