Triad Societies: Western Accounts of the History, Sociology and Linguistics of Chinese Secret Societies

Triad Societies: Western Accounts of the History, Sociology and Linguistics of Chinese Secret Societies

by K. Bolton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415153530

ISBN-13: 9780415153539

Pub. Date: 10/28/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This set comprises a comprehensive selection of colonial Western scholarly texts on Chinese secret societies from the early nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century. It includes a selection of important papers on Chinese secret societies by a variety of scholars, missionaries and colonial officials, and reprints the following works: * Thian Ti

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This set comprises a comprehensive selection of colonial Western scholarly texts on Chinese secret societies from the early nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century. It includes a selection of important papers on Chinese secret societies by a variety of scholars, missionaries and colonial officials, and reprints the following works: * Thian Ti Hwui: The Hung League [1866] Gustave Schlegel * Freemasonry in China [1880] Herbert Allen Giles * The Triad Society [1900] Inspector William Stanton * The Hung Society, or The Society of Heaven and Earth [1956] originally published in 3 volumes, John S. M. Ward and William Stirling * Triad and Tabut: A Survey of the Origin and Diffusion of Chinese and Mohamedan Secret Societies in the Malay Peninsula 1800-1935 [1941] Mervyn Llewelyn Wynne * Triad Societies in Hong Kong [1960] W.P. Morgan

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415153539
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/2000
Series:
Colonial Encounters Series
Pages:
2704
Product dimensions:
10.90(w) x 13.80(h) x 8.90(d)

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