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Society in China

By Douglas, Robert Kennaway, Sir

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Reproduction Date: 2010

Title: Society in China  
Author: Douglas, Robert Kennaway, Sir
Language: English
Subject: National characteristics, Chinese, Anthropology, Sociology
Collections: American Libraries Collection
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Publisher: London, A. D. Innes


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Table of Contents
The emperor and the court.--The government.--The penal code.--The administration of the laws.--Village communities.--The literati and farmers.--Mechanics and merchants.--Medicine.--The competitive examinations.--Filial piety and the position of women.--Marriage.--Funeral rites.--Our commercial relations with China.--The war of 1860.--Foreign relations.--Outrages on missionaries.--The audience question.--Foreign trade with China.--Chinese architecture.--Domestic slaves.--Infanticide.--Food and dress.--Gardens and travel.--Amusements.--Coins and art.--The religions of China ;


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