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China: A History of the Laws, Manners and Customs of the People (Dover Books on Literature & Drama)

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Publisher Comments:

This highly readable history dates from the late 19th century, starting with the earliest known legends of the "Middle Kingdom," and ranging forward to an intriguing series of portraits of the author's Chinese contemporaries. Subjects include functions and powers of government, forms of punishment, religion, gods, and Confucian philosophy. 140 black-and-white illustrations.

Book News Annotation:

In this reprint in one book of Gray's two-volume study of 19th-century China, this Archdeacon of Hong Kong treats topics including local governance, criminal justice, religion, the education of women, the press, festivals, pawnshops, farming, and many other aspects of daily life. Includes some 140 b&w illustrations. Originally published by MacMillan in London. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486424873
Author:
Gray, John Henry
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
General
Subject:
China
Subject:
Asia - China
Subject:
Social history
Subject:
General History
Subject:
World History - China
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Books on Literature & Drama
Series Volume:
no. 17 (MS-17)
Publication Date:
20030231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
992
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 2.5 pd

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