The Civilization Of China

The Civilization Of China

by Herbert A. Giles
     
 

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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

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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.-wikipedia

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ISBN-13:
9781421809519
Publisher:
1st World Library
Publication date:
02/20/2006
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.56(d)

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