Sidelights on Chinese Life by J. Macgowan

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Author Macgowan, J. (John), -1922
Illustrator Smyth, Montague
LoC No. 08003983
Title Sidelights on Chinese Life
Contents The Chinaman -- Family life -- Child life -- Religious forces in China -- Servants -- The adaptability and tenacity of purpose of the Chinese -- Amusements -- The farmer -- A ramble through a Chinese city -- Hades, or the Land of Shadows -- A chapter on some of the more shady professions in Chinese life -- Schools, school-masters, and school-books -- The mandarin -- Peddler life in China -- The seamy side of Chinese life -- A trip through the country.
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Language English
LoC Class DS: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Asia
Subject China -- Social life and customs
Subject National characteristics, Chinese
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EBook-No. 39486
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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