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Giles, Herbert Allen 1845-1935

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Works: 281 works in 1,443 publications in 5 languages and 12,289 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Dictionaries  Biography  Fiction  Biography‡vDictionaries  Encyclopedias  Sacred books  Musical settings 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author of introduction, Composer, Compiler, Adapter
Classifications: BL1900.C5, 895.108
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History of Chinese literature. With a supplement on the modern period by Herbert Allen Giles ( Book )
98 editions published between 1901 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,876 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 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Strange stories from a Chinese studio by Songling Pu ( Book )
86 editions published between 1880 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Religions of ancient China by Herbert Allen Giles ( Book )
42 editions published between 1905 and 2013 in English and held by 691 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
A Chinese biographical dictionary = Gu jin xing shi zu pu by Herbert Allen Giles ( Book )
80 editions published between 1898 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The civilization of China by Herbert Allen Giles ( Book )
46 editions published between 1911 and 2011 in English and held by 584 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 )
86 editions published between 1892 and 1983 in 5 languages and held by 566 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 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chuang tzŭ, Taoist philosopher and Chinese mystic by Zhuangzi ( Book )
22 editions published between 1926 and 2005 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A glossary of reference on subjects connected with the Far East by Herbert Allen Giles ( Book )
41 editions published between 1878 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
China and the Chinese by Herbert Allen Giles ( Book )
35 editions published between 1902 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 385 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
The travels of Fa-hsien (399-414 A.D.), or Record of the Buddhistic kingdoms by Faxian ( Book )
41 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in English and held by 381 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 )
37 editions published between 1797 and 1979 in English and held by 367 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 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Musings of a Chinese mystic; selections from the philosophy of Chuang Tzŭ by Zhuangzi ( Book )
24 editions published between 1906 and 2008 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An introduction to the history of Chinese pictorial art by Herbert Allen Giles ( Book )
30 editions published between 1905 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Great religions of the world ( Book )
12 editions published between 1901 and 2010 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
San tzu ching : elementary Chinese by Yinglin Wang ( Book )
23 editions published between 1900 and 1984 in English and Chinese and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historic China, and other sketches by Herbert Allen Giles ( Book )
15 editions published between 1882 and 2010 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The origin of the Chinese people by John Ross ( Book )
5 editions published in 1916 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Gilen, Herbert Allen 1845-1935
Giles, H. A.
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Giles, H. A. (Herbert Allen), 1845-1935
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