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Backhouse, E. (Edmund) Sir 1873-1944

Overview
Works: 50 works in 323 publications in 7 languages and 5,776 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Dictionaries  Anecdotes  Conversation and phrase books 
Roles: Author
Classifications: DS734.9.B3, B
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Most widely held works by E Backhouse
China under the empress dowager, being the history of the life and times of Tzǔ Hsi, comp. from the state papers and the private diary of the comptroller of her household by J. O. P Bland( Book )

128 editions published between 1905 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most popular and controversial Chinese history books ever written, this account explores the Forbidden City during the reign of Empress Dowager Cixi (1861-1908). Entertaining and enlightening, this record examines a world of power-thirsty eunuchs, concubines, and Mandarins. Filled with intrigue, bitter antagonism, and ruthless reprisals and predicting the fall of the Qing dynasty, this history is heavily based on Chinese source materials, some of which may have been fabricated
Annals & memoirs of the court of Peking (from the 16th to the 20th century) by E Backhouse( Book )

37 editions published between 1913 and 2013 in English and French and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English-Chinese dictionary of Peking colloquial by Walter Hillier( Book )

36 editions published between 1918 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cixi wai ji by J. O. P Bland( Book )

12 editions published between 1914 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Qing shi wai ji by E Backhouse( Book )

5 editions published between 1917 and 1972 in Chinese and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annals & memoirs of the court of Peking by E Backhouse( Book )

11 editions published between 1913 and 1970 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dirty Chinese : everyday slang from "what's up?" to "F*%# off!" by Matthew Coleman( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fills the gap between how people really talk in China and what Chinese language students are normally taught, Dirty Chinese is Up-to-date with the latest slang expressions and iIncludes fun, humorous, and sometimes naughty illustrations. Nothing is censored in Dirty Chinese. By revealing the contemporary colloquial language locals actually speak, this book presents cool things to say for all casual situations -- shopping, parties, nightclubs, sporting events, and even romance and sex. There are truly phrases for every situation, from sweet words to entice a local beauty to less-than-comrade-lik
Ci Xi wai zhuang = China under the Empress Dowager by J. O. P Bland( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tseu-Hi, impératrice douairière (la Chine de 1835 à 1909) D'après les papiers d'état, les mémoires secrets, les correspondances by J. O. P Bland( Book )

5 editions published in 1912 in French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tai hou yu wo by E Backhouse( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cixi tong zhi xia de da Qing di guo by J. O. P Bland( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in Chinese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ci xi wai zhuan by J. O. P Bland( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in Chinese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cixi zhuan : liang ge Yingguo ren Qing dai Beijing jian wen lu by J. O. P Bland( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in Chinese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China under the empress dowager : being the history of the life and times of Tzǔ Hsi, compiled from state papers and the private diary of the comptroller of her household by J. O. P Bland( Book )

5 editions published between 1910 and 1962 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cixi tai hou zhuan : Yingguo ren yan zhong de Cixi tai hou by J. O. P Bland( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in Chinese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Qing shi wai ji by J. O. P Bland( Book )

2 editions published in 1915 in Chinese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The diary of His Excellency Ching-shan : being a Chinese account of the Boxer troubles by Ching-shan( Book )

1 edition published in 1924 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cixi quan zhuan by J. O. P Bland( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in Chinese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cixi mi wen by J. O. P Bland( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in Chinese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Décadence Mandchoue : the China memoirs of Sir Edmund Trelawny Backhouse by E Backhouse( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1898 a young Englishman walked into a homosexual brothel in Peking and began a journey that, as he claims, took him all the way to the bedchamber of imperial China's last great ruler, the Empress Dowager. Published now for the first time, the controversial memoir of sinologist Sir Edmund Backhouse provides a unique and shocking glimpse into the hidden world of China's imperial palace with its rampant corruption, grand conspiracies and uninhibited sexuality."--Publisher's description
 
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Edmund Backhouse

Edmund Backhouse britischer Orientwissenschaftler und Linguist

バックハウス, E. T

埃德蒙·巴恪思爵士,第二代從男爵

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Annals & memoirs of the court of Peking (from the 16th to the 20th century)Dirty Chinese : everyday slang from "what's up?" to "F*%# off!"Décadence Mandchoue : the China memoirs of Sir Edmund Trelawny BackhouseDécadence Mandchoue : the China memoirs of Sir Edmund Trelawny BackhouseThe backhouse collection