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China Yesterday: Chinese Sketches(English Edition)

Author:Herbert A. Giles

Publication date:2018-07-01

ISBN:9787508539034

Language:English

Abstract:

Chinese Sketches is a compilation of articles on the basic situations of China in 19th century, which include women’s status, etiquette, literature, medicine, law, etc....
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Chinese Sketches is a compilation of articles on the basic situations of China in 19th century, which include women’s status, etiquette, literature, medicine, law, etc.

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  • Cover

    1
  • Titlepage

    2
  • CONTENTS

    3
  • Inset

    4
  • PREFACE

    5
  • THE DEATH OF AN EMPEROR

    6
  • THE POSITION OF WOMEN

    7
  • ETIQUETTE

    8
  • ETIQUETTE, NO. II

    9
  • LITERATURE

    10
  • EDUCATIONAL LITERATURE

    11
  • DENTISTRY

    12
  • MEDICAL SCIENCE

    13
  • MEDICAL SCIENCE, NO. II

    14
  • LOAN SOCIETIES

    15
  • GUILDS

    16
  • PAWNBROKERS

    17
  • POSTAL SERVICE

    18
  • SLANG

    19
  • FORTUNE-TELLING

    20
  • GAMES AND GAMBLING

    21
  • JURISPRUDENCE

    22
  • JURISPRUDENCE, NO. II

    23
  • BUDDHIST PRIESTS

    24
  • RESPECT FOR THE WRITTEN CHARACTER

    25
  • SUPERSTITION

    26
  • NATURAL PHENOMENA

    27
  • CELEBRATION OF THE NEW YEAR

    28
  • THE FEAST OF LANTERNS

    29
  • OPIUM SMOKING

    30
  • THIEVING

    31
  • LYING

    32
  • SUICIDE

    33
  • TORTURE

    34
  • FÊNG-SHUI

    35
  • MONEY

    36
  • A DINNER-PARTY

    37
  • FEMALE CHILDREN

    38
  • TRAVEL

    39
  • PREDESTINATION

    40
  • JOURNALISM

    41
  • FUNERALS

    42
  • INQUESTS

    43
  • INQUESTS, NO. II

    44
  • CHRISTIANITY

    45
  • ANTI-CHRISTIAN LYRICS

    46
  • CONCLUSION

    47
  • Copyright

    48

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