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Giles, Herbert Allen 1845-1935

Overview
Works: 338 works in 1,800 publications in 5 languages and 14,876 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Dictionaries  Literature  Poetry  Fiction  Biography  Biography‡vDictionaries  Encyclopedias  Sacred books 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Lyricist, Author of introduction, Composer, Compiler, Other, Adapter
Classifications: BL1900.C5, 895.109
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Most widely held works by Herbert Allen Giles
History of Chinese literature. With a supplement on the modern period by Herbert Allen Giles( Book )

119 editions published between 1901 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 1,901 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
A glossary of reference on subjects connected with the Far East by Herbert Allen Giles( )

54 editions published between 1878 and 2013 in English and held by 1,264 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
Gems of Chinese literature by Herbert Allen Giles( Book )

111 editions published between 1884 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

111 editions published between 1880 and 2017 in English and held by 1,070 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
Religions of ancient China by Herbert Allen Giles( Book )

51 editions published between 1905 and 2013 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the ancient pantheon of gods whose edicts could only be divined using oracle bones to the later, more organized systems of Taoism and Confucianism, the history of China is deeply intertwined with its religious development. Students of ancient religion will appreciate the detailed overview of the subject offered in Herbert A. Giles' Religions of Ancient China
A Chinese biographical dictionary = Gu jin xing shi zu pu by Herbert Allen Giles( Book )

101 editions published between 1893 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

103 editions published between 1892 and 1983 in 5 languages and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The civilization of China by Herbert Allen Giles( Book )

54 editions published between 1911 and 2017 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This reprint of the 1921 classic is a rough outline of Chinese civilization from the earliest times down to the rapid and startling transition of the 1910s
China and the Chinese by Herbert Allen Giles( )

42 editions published between 1902 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herbert Giles was one of the most prominent Sinologists of the late 19th century and early 20th century and China and the Chinese was in its era one of the best-selling and most authoritative books on the topic. Originally published in 1902, Giles' commentary on all thing Chinese, based on six lectures delivered at Columbia University in New York, still has a remarkable value for anyone trying to figure out the conundrum that is China. With a new foreword by long-time Chinese resident and observer, Graham Earnshaw
Chuang tzŭ, Taoist philosopher and Chinese mystic by Zhuangzi( Book )

27 editions published between 1926 and 2005 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China and the Manchus by Herbert Allen Giles( Book )

30 editions published between 1912 and 2017 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

39 editions published between 1889 and 2009 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The travels of Fa-hsien (399-414 A.D.) : or Record of the Buddhistic kingdoms by Faxian( Book )

52 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musings of a Chinese mystic; selections from the philosophy of Chuang Tzŭ by Zhuangzi( Book )

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

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

13 editions published between 1901 and 2013 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

35 editions published between 1905 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Confucianism and its rivals; lectures delivered in the University Hall of Dr. Williams's Library, London, October-December, 1914 by Herbert Allen Giles( Book )

25 editions published between 1915 and 1965 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The origin of the Chinese people by John Ross( Book )

5 editions published in 1916 in English and held by 175 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 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chinese sketches by Herbert Allen Giles( Book )

21 editions published between 1876 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These literary sketches are an attempt by the author to show that "the Chinese are a hardworking, sober, and happy people, occupying an intermediate place between the wealth and culture, the vice and misery of the West."
 
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Strange stories from a Chinese studioReligions of ancient ChinaThe civilization of ChinaChina and the ChineseChina and the ManchusChuang tzŭ: mystic, moralist, and social reformerMusings of a Chinese mystic; selections from the philosophy of Chuang TzŭGreat religions of the world
Alternative Names
Allen Giles, Herbert 1845-1935

Gilen, Herbert Allen 1845-1935

Gilen, Herbert Allen Professor, Sinologe 1845-1935

Giles, H.A.

Giles, H. A. 1845-1935

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

Giles, H. A. (Herbert Allen)

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 Briton a sinologo ken diplomata

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

ハーバート・ジャイルズ

翟, 理斯

翟理斯 Professor, Sinologe 1845-1935

翟理斯 英國漢學家和外交官

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