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Giles, Herbert Allen 1845-1935

Overview
Works: 270 works in 1,597 publications in 5 languages and 13,208 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Dictionaries  Biography  Fiction  Biography‡vDictionaries  Encyclopedias  Sacred books  Musical settings 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Lyricist, Author of introduction, Composer, Adapter, Other
Classifications: DS6, 895.109
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Most widely held works by Herbert Allen Giles
A history of Chinese literature by Herbert Allen Giles( Book )

104 editions published between 1901 and 2013 in English and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A History of Chinese Literature is without doubt the best basic introduction to Chinese literature, which has given to the world exquisite poetry and such classics as Monkey, The Analects of Confucius, the works of Chuang Tzu, and other writings over a time span of 2,500 or more years. This book is the first general history of Chinese literature to be found in any language, including Chinese, and to this day has no rival. Rich in critical wisdom, it covers all periods in Chinese history from the feudal times before the Christian era to the Ch'ing (Manchu) dynasty, which ended in 1912. Professor
Gems of Chinese literature by Herbert Allen Giles( Book )

80 editions published between 1884 and 2013 in English and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strange stories from a Chinese studio by Songling Pu( Book )

104 editions published between 1880 and 2012 in English and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long considered a masterpiece of the eerie and fantastic, Strange Tales from a Chinese Studio is a collection of supernatural tales compiled by Songling Pu in the eighteenth century. Full of stories of ghosts, magic, vampirism and other things bizarre and fantastic, this classic of Chinese literature--and of supernatural tales in general--has been revised and updated, and includes pinyin for the first time. Strange Tales from a Chinese Studio is for anyone who loves hair-raising stories best read with the lights turned low on a dark and stormy night
A Chinese biographical dictionary = Gu jin xing shi zu pu by Herbert Allen Giles( Book )

96 editions published between 1898 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Chinese-English dictionary by Herbert Allen Giles( Book )

91 editions published between 1892 and 1983 in 5 languages and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The civilization of China by Herbert Allen Giles( Book )

58 editions published between 1911 and 2011 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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, Chuang Tzu, Lao Tzu, and the first widely published Chinese-English dictionary.-- Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Religions of ancient China by Herbert Allen Giles( Book )

45 editions published between 1905 and 2013 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An excellent introduction to the faiths of Chinese civilization, Religions of Ancient China surveys the earliest Chinese creation myths, the religious ventures of philosophers and emperors 5,000 years ago, the "benevolent agnosticism" of Confucianism, the "doctrine of inaction" of Taoism, and the sophisticate metaphysics of Buddhism
History of Chinese literature. With a supplement on the modern period by Herbert Allen Giles( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chuang tzŭ, Taoist philosopher and Chinese mystic by Chuang Tzu( Book )

25 editions published between 1926 and 2005 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chuang tzŭ: mystic, moralist, and social reformer by Zhuangzi( Book )

41 editions published between 1889 and 2009 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A record of Buddhistic kingdoms : being an account by the Chinese monk Fâ-hien of his travels in India and Ceylon (A.D. 399-414) in search of the Buddhist books of discipline by Faxian( Book )

61 editions published between 1877 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A glossary of reference on subjects connected with the Far East by Herbert Allen Giles( Book )

48 editions published between 1878 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text is designed as a key to an understanding of the terms and terminology employed in Anglo-Chinese society at the turn of the 20th century. It features subjects as diverse as the origin of words, practices such as footbinding, consideration of the thoughts of Confucius, and many other items of interest and information
Musings of a Chinese mystic; selections from the philosophy of Chuang Tzŭ by Tchouang Tseu( Book )

28 editions published between 1906 and 2008 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China and the Chinese by Herbert Allen Giles( Book )

40 editions published between 1902 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herbert Allen Giles (1845-1935) spent several years as a diplomat in China and in 1897 was appointed Cambridge University's second professor of Chinese. His published works cover Chinese language and literature, history and philosophy. This series of lectures, published as "China and the Chinese", was given at Columbia University in 1902, to mark the establishment of a Chinese professorship there. The lectures were not intended for the specialist, more to urge a wider and more systematic study of China and its culture, and to encourage new students into the field. While many of the observations are just as relevant today, others will remind us how much China has changed since the period of the Manchu Qing dynasty in which he wrote
Confucianism and its rivals; lectures delivered in the University Hall of Dr. Williams's Library, London, October-December, 1914 by Herbert Allen Giles( Book )

39 editions published between 1797 and 1990 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China and the Manchus by Herbert Allen Giles( Book )

25 editions published between 1912 and 2011 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the history of Chinese pictorial art by Herbert Allen Giles( Book )

36 editions published between 1905 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San tzu ching : elementary Chinese by Yinglin Wang( Book )

45 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great religions of the world by Herbert Allen Giles( Book )

11 editions published between 1901 and 2010 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historic China, and other sketches by Herbert Allen Giles( Book )

14 editions published between 1882 and 2010 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Chuang tzŭ: mystic, moralist, and social reformer
Alternative Names
Gilen, Herbert Allen 1845-1935

Gilen, Herbert Allen Professor, Sinologe 1845-1935

Giles, H. A.

Giles, H. A. 1845-1935

Giles, H. A. (Herbert Allen), 1845-1935

Giles, H. A. Professor, Sinologe 1845-1935

Giles, Herbert A.

Giles, Herbert A. 1845-1935

Giles, Herbert A. Professor, Sinologe 1845-1935

Giles, Herbert Allen

Giles, Herbert Allen 1845-1935

Herbert Alen Džajls

Herbert Giles britischer Sinologe

Herbert Giles Brits sinoloog (1845-1935)

Herbert Giles brytyjski sinolog

Herbert Giles orientalista inglese

Herbertus Allen Giles

Zhailisi Professor, Sinologe 1845-1935

Джайлз, Герберт

Херберт Ален Џајлс

ジャイルズ

ジャイルズ Professor, Sinologe 1845-1935

翟理斯 Professor, Sinologe 1845-1935

翟理斯 英国汉学家和外交官

翟理斯 英國漢學家和外交官

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Strange stories from a Chinese studioThe civilization of ChinaReligions of ancient ChinaChuang tzŭ: mystic, moralist, and social reformerMusings of a Chinese mystic; selections from the philosophy of Chuang TzŭChina and the ChineseChina and the ManchusGreat religions of the worldHistoric China, and other sketches