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China and the Manchus

China and the Manchus

by Herbert Allen Giles
     
 

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The Manchus are descended from a branch of certain wild Tungusic nomads, who were known in the ninth century as the Nü-chêns, a name which has been said to mean "west of the sea." The cradle of their race lay at the base of the Ever-White Mountains, due north of Korea, and was fertilised by the head waters of the Yalu River.

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The Manchus are descended from a branch of certain wild Tungusic nomads, who were known in the ninth century as the Nü-chêns, a name which has been said to mean "west of the sea." The cradle of their race lay at the base of the Ever-White Mountains, due north of Korea, and was fertilised by the head waters of the Yalu River.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781290743037
Publisher:
HardPress Publishing
Publication date:
08/01/2012
Pages:
172
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.37(d)

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