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Giles, Herbert Allen 1845-1935

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Works: 285 works in 1,420 publications in 5 languages and 12,197 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Dictionaries  Biography  Fiction  Biography‡vDictionaries  Juvenile works  Encyclopedias  Sacred books  Musical settings 
Roles: Translator, Compiler, Editor, Author of introduction, Composer, Adapter
Classifications: BL1900.C5, 895.109
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Most widely held works by Herbert Allen Giles
A history of Chinese literature by Herbert Allen Giles ( Book )
91 editions published between 1901 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gems of Chinese literature by Herbert Allen Giles ( Book )
83 editions published between 1884 and 1965 in 3 languages and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Strange stories from a Chinese studio by Songling Pu ( Book )
84 editions published between 1880 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Religions of ancient China by Herbert Allen Giles ( Book )
40 editions published between 1905 and 2013 in English and held by 671 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
The civilization of China by Herbert Allen Giles ( Book )
45 editions published between 1911 and 2011 in English and held by 577 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
A Chinese-English dictionary by Herbert Allen Giles ( Book )
76 editions published between 1892 and 1983 in 5 languages and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Chinese biographical dictionary by Herbert Allen Giles ( Book )
72 editions published between 1898 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chuang tzŭ, Taoist philosopher and Chinese mystic by Zhuangzi ( Book )
23 editions published between 1926 and 2005 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chuang tzŭ: mystic, moralist, and social reformer by Zhuangzi ( Book )
35 editions published between 1889 and 2009 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A glossary of reference on subjects connected with the Far East by Herbert Allen Giles ( Book )
42 editions published between 1878 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The travels of Fa-hsien (399-414 A.D.), or Record of the Buddhistic kingdoms by Faxian ( Book )
43 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
China and the Chinese by Herbert Allen Giles ( Book )
31 editions published between 1902 and 2006 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
China and the Manchus by Herbert Allen Giles ( Book )
22 editions published between 1912 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Musings of a Chinese mystic; selections from the philosophy of Chuang Tzŭ by Zhuangzi ( Book )
21 editions published between 1906 and 2008 in English and held by 295 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 )
26 editions published between 1915 and 1967 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An introduction to the history of Chinese pictorial art by Herbert Allen Giles ( Book )
31 editions published between 1905 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Great religions of the world ( Book )
13 editions published between 1901 and 2010 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Chinese biographical dictionary = Gu jin xing shi zu pu by Herbert Allen Giles ( Book )
9 editions published between 1898 and 1975 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
San tzu ching : elementary Chinese by Yinglin Wang ( Book )
31 editions published between 1873 and 1984 in English and Chinese and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interpreting in today's language some selections from this Chinese classics which was originally written by Wang Yinglin whose unique arrangement by grouping three characters as a unit, and eight units to tell a philosophy or a concept, becomes a must Chinese reader that is usually chanted and memorized by young students
 
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Gilen, Herbert Allen 1845-1935
Giles, H. A.
Giles, H. A., 1845-1935
Giles, H. A. (Herbert Allen), 1845-1935
Giles, Herbert A.
Giles, Herbert A., 1845-1935
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