Chinese Sketches by Herbert Allen Giles

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Author Giles, Herbert Allen, 1845-1935
Title Chinese Sketches
Contents Preface -- The death of an Emperor -- The position of women -- Etiquette -- Literature -- Educational literature -- Dentistry -- Medical science -- Loan societies -- Guilds -- Pawnbrokers -- Postal service -- Slang -- Fortune-telling -- Games and gambling -- Jurisprudence -- Buddhist priests -- Respect for the written character -- Superstition -- Natural phenomena -- Celebration of the New Year -- The Feast of Lanterns -- Opium smoking -- Thieving -- Lying -- Suicide -- Torture -- Feng-shui -- Money -- A dinner-party -- Female children -- Travel -- Predestination -- Journalism -- Funerals -- Inquests -- Christianity -- Anti-Christian lyrics -- Conclusion.
Credits Produced by John Bickers; Dagny and David Widger
Language English
LoC Class DS: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Asia
Subject China -- Social life and customs
Category Text
EBook-No. 2133
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Dec 14, 2012
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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