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China and the Manchus
     

China and the Manchus

by Herbert A. Giles
 

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Classic work of history. According to Wikipedia: "Herbert Allen Giles (8 December 1845 – 13 February 1935) was a British diplomat and sinologist, educated at Charterhouse. He modified a Mandarin Chinese Romanization system earlier established by Thomas Wade, resulting in the widely known Wade-Giles Chinese transliteration system. Among his prolific works

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Classic work of history. According to Wikipedia: "Herbert Allen Giles (8 December 1845 – 13 February 1935) was a British diplomat and sinologist, educated at Charterhouse. He modified a Mandarin Chinese Romanization system earlier established by Thomas Wade, resulting in the widely known Wade-Giles Chinese transliteration system. Among his prolific works were translations of Confucius, Lao Tzu, Chuang Tzu, and the first widely published Chinese-English dictionary.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781455418817
Publisher:
B&R Samizdat Express
Publication date:
10/20/2011
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
226 KB

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