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China and her people : being the observations, reminiscences, and conclusions of an American diplomat
AuthorDenby, Charles, 1830-1904
Pub. LocationTaibei 臺北PublisherCh'eng-Wen Publishing Company
Date1968Phys. Desc.2 v. : ill., folding map ; 20 cm.
LocationDir. Office Gallery NorthCall NumberDS710.D4 1968
China and her people, being the observations, reminiscences, and conclusions of an American diplomat / by Charles Denby.
Reprint of 1906 Boston L. C. Page & Company edition.

Volume 1: Biographical sketch of the Hon. Charles Denby, LL. D. -- I. Appointed minister to China -- II. Arrival at Peking -- III. Foreign life at Peking -- IV. Peking -- V. The Imperial City -- VI. The civil service examinations -- VII. The work of the diplomats -- VIII. Banks and banking -- IX. The Imperial Customs Service -- X. Agriculture -- XI. Arts and language -- XII. Woman in China -- XIII. Religion and superstition -- XIV. Slavery -- XV. Disposal of the dead -- XVI. The civil law -- XVII. Christian mission work in China -- XVIII. The Empress Dowager.

Volume 2: I. The administration of the government -- II. The trade of China -- III. Progress of foreign trade in China -- IV. America's trade with China -- V. The Province of Sze-Chuen -- VI. Manchuria -- VII. Chinese riots -- VIII. The treatment of China by the foreign powers -- IX. The exclusion of the Chinese labourer -- X. The Japanese-Chinese War -- XI. Seizures of Chinese territory -- XII. The first Philippine Commission -- XIII. The Boxer uprising -- XIV. The capture and government of Tientsin -- XV. The United States Consular Service -- XVI. Progress on the Pacific shores -- XVII. The future of the great powers in the Far East --XVIII. The Russo-Japanese War.

Subject(s)China--Social life and customs--1644-1911
China--Politics and government--1644-1911
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute Library [ASCC]Rec. #18471