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Title:
Society in China.
Author:
Douglas, Robert K. (Robert Kennaway), Sir, 1838-1913.
Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
London : A.D. Innes 1894.
Physical Description:
xvi, 415 pages : 22 plates (including frontispiece) ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The emperor and the court.--The government.--The penal code.--The administration of the laws.--Village communities.--The literati and farmers.--Mechanics and merchants.--Medicine.--The competitive examinations.--Filial piety and the position of women.--Marriage.--Funeral rites.--Our commercial relations with China.--The war of 1860.--Foreign relations.--Outrages on missionaries.--The audience question.--Foreign trade with China.--Chinese architecture.--Domestic slaves.--Infanticide.--Food and dress.--Gardens and travel.--Amusements.--Coins and art.--The religions of China.
Format :
Book